- Born on: August 14, 1943
- Departed on: January 11, 2005
- Resided in:
Richard DeWayne Reid
Richard DeWayne Reid, from Columbus Junction, Iowa, died peacefully at his home, Tuesday, Jan 11, 2005. Richard was born August 14, 1943 to Richard and Rosalie (Johnson) Reid in Letts, Iowa. On September 10, 1962, he married Sandra Morrison in Columbus Junction, Iowa. They were married for 35 years until her death in August 1996. He later married Erna Prior on December 23, 2001. His life was filled with his 35 years of service to the U. S. Army, running his construction business, his grandchildren and his favorite hobby, metal detecting. Richard is survived by his wife Erna; two sons, Christopher (Debbie) Reid of Tomah, WI, and David (Beth) Reid of Washington, IA; two daughters, Brenda (Keith) Mellecker of Columbus Junction, IA; Anita (Jody) McKillip of Coralville, IA; three stepchildren, Dee (Jeff) Bishop, Sr. of Muscatine, IA, Michelle (Steve) McLaughlin of Kansas City, MO, and Timothy (Ashley) Prior of Rockford, IL; 13 grandchildren; his mother; five brothers and five sisters. He was preceded in death by his first wife, his father, and one sister. The family would like to give a special thanks to Hospice of Iowa City and to Ann Jones his caregiver. At his request, there will be no services held. He will be deeply missed by those who really knew him.