August 15, 2015
Roger Lee “Pete” Reed, 72, of Welch passed away Sunday, August 9, 2015 in Wake Forest Baptist Hospital in Winston Salem, NC. Born October 8, 1942 in McDowell County he was the son of the late Worley Reed and Catherine Farmer Reed. He was a retired coalminer, and was a former driver for the McDowell County Commission on Aging. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, and was a member and past Commander of American Legion Post 8 in Welch. He was selected as “Legionnaire of the Year” for 2014-2015 by American Legion Auxiliary Unit 8. He was also a member of Welch 40 & 8 1171 and was elected Chef de Gare for 2015-2016. He was affiliated with the First United Methodist Church in Welch. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Terry R. Reed of the home; three daughters, Jessica Reed Mullins and husband Hubert L. Mullins of Welch, Tammy Reed of Bluefield, and Rhonda Coleman of Rocksboro, NC; a brother, Bill Reed and wife Darlene of Gary; and seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren. It was his request to be cremated and his family has honored his request. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held Saturday, August 15, at 6 p.m. at the First Church of the Nazarene in Welch with the Rev. Virgil Green officiating. Military rites will be conducted by VFW Post 1144, Iaeger following the service. Friends may visit with the family from 5 p.m. until the service time. The Douglas Mortuary of Welch is serving the family.
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