The Free Press, Mankato, MN

February 1, 2014

Charles D. Reed


— Charles D. Reed



    Charles D. Reed, 89, of Hot Springs, AR passed away January 20, 2014.  He was born October 27, 1924 in St. Paul, MN to Nellie and Donald Reed.

Charles entered the US Navy in 1942 - 1946 serving on the USS Washington.  He was a member of Lions, VFW and Elks Clubs and served as an officer several times.

June 5, 1948 Charles was united in marriage to Carroll Parriott in St. Paul, MN.  They moved to Mankato, MN in 1961, to Rock Island, Ill in 1974 and to Hot Springs, AR in 1985.  Charles spent the last several months at Willowbend Assisted Living in Denton, TX.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister and brother and wife Carroll.  Loving survivors include three daughters, two son-in-laws, seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.  He will be missed by all who knew him.  Private family service.