Born July 28, 1939, in Big Pool, MD, he was the son of the late John Henry Reed and Ada Kathryn (Turner) Reed.
Donald retired from Bragunier Masonry as a truck driver and was a member of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Clear Spring. He enjoyed fishing in his spare time.
Donald is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Dorothy “Dottie” (Murray) Reed; his children, Cynthia Lambert (Tom), Theron Reed (Ginny), Kendra Shoemaker (Steve), Donald Reed (Ami), Rod Reed (Betsy), Butch Reed, Chris Reed, and Marie Kimble; a sister, Evelyn Stevens; cousin, Ruby Holsinger; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and special friends, Bonnie Hart and Phil and Nancy Mummert.
In addition to his parents, Donald was preceded in death by a grandson, Clayton Fisher.
There will be no viewing or visitation.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.thompsonfhinc.com.
Donald Edwin Thompson Funeral Home, Inc. is honored to serve the family.