Bobby W. Reed

Bobby W. Reed

Bobby W. Reed, 83, of Nason, Illinois, passed away at 2:00 am February 3, 2021 at his home. He was born October 2, 1937 in Tennessee to the late Joseph and Ruby (Powell) Reed. Bobby married Caroline S. (Cochran) Reed on July 22, 1960 in Chicago, Illinois and she preceded him in death on March 3, 2018.

Bobby is survived by two brothers, Ed Reed of Brazil, Indiana and Mike (Cheryl) Reed of Orange, Texas; six sisters-in-law, Ruth Kirby, Linda Collins, Diana Milligan, Nancy Milligan, Mary Artel, and Betty Dennis; two brothers-in-law, James Cochran and Danny Cochran; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents and beloved wife of fifty-seven years, Bobby was preceded in death by his brothers, Jerry Reed, Dewayne Reed, and Ronnie Reed and sister, Peggy Milligan.

Bobby was a mechanic for and retired from Reynolds Aluminum and attended Nason Free Will Baptist Church. He is dearly loved and will be missed by all who knew him.

A Visitation will be held Sunday, February 7, 2021 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville, Illinois. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 pm at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville. Interment will follow at Abner Cemetery in Nason, Illinois. Memorials may be made in Bobby’s honor to Nason Free Will Baptist Church.

Please remember to observe social distancing at this time. We are limited to 50 people in our building at a time. Following the CDC and NFDA regulations, we encourage everyone to wear a mask. They will be made available, upon request.

Call Newell Funeral Home at 618-279-7272 or visit for further information.

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