10864331 300x300DRAKESBORO, Ky.,  —   Ronald ‘Peewee’ Reed, 73 of Drakesboro died Tuesday, January 14 at Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital. Mr. Reed was born May 25, 1946 in Madisonville. He was of the Christian faith. He worked for several years for Melvin Horn Construction and Country Boy Truck Parts. He loved to fish and spend time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was an avid couch warmer.

He was preceded in death by his parents Wilbur and Margie Reed; sister Perline Reed; and brothers Virgil Reed and Donald Reed.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years Carolyn Louise Rife Reed of Drakesboro; brother Arthur (Margo) Reed of Madisonville; sons Terry (Carla) Reed of Beechmont, Michael (Shannon) Lismon of Beechmont, and Patrick (Valentina) Lismon of California; sister-in-law Mae Chambers of Browder; grandchildren Sharda Lismon of California, Jordan Reedof Beechmont, Brittany Reed White of Beechmont, and Josalyn Turgeon of Morgantown; great-grandchildren Jaylee Turgeon and Jaxton Turgeon, both of Morgantown; a host of nieces and nephews; and longtime family friend, Jolly Jernigan.

Funeral services will be Saturday, January 18 at 1:00 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church in Drakesboro, with Rev. Chris Chambers officiating. Burial to follow in West End Cemetery. 

Visitation will be Saturday after 11:00 a.m. at Bethel Baptist Church. 

Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.

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