Billie Eugene Reeder, 84, of Brunswick, passed away peacefully Sunday, February 16, 2014, in his home. He was born June 29, 1929, to Clifton Pierce and Nora (nee Blevins) Reeder in Olive Hill, Kentucky.
Billie proudly served his country in the U.S. Army and in the Merchant Marines, during World War II and the Korean Conflict.
He will be deeply missed by his loving children, Patricia (William) Krueger, Billy (MaryKay) Reeder, Sr., Denise (Chris) Dunford, Karen (David) Malek and Cathy Reeder; treasured grandchildren, Nicole (Matthew) Oates, Billy, Jr. (Amanda) Reeder, Michael (Melinda) Taylor, Salena Zak, Amanda (Bruce) Foster, Kelly Dunford, Tara Curry, and Scott Dunford; 10 cherished great-grandchildren; and siblings, Jimmy (Pauline) Reeder, John (Sarah) Reeder, Yvonne (Bob) Ranaldi, Glenevier Dubulis, Wava Reeder, Margie (George) Galjan and Loretta Birtie.
Billie is preceded in death by his parents; grandson, Kyle Curry; and brothers, Warren and Bobby Reeder.
Family will receive friends Thursday, February 20, 2014, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M., at Waite and Son Funeral Home, 3300 Center Road, Brunswick. Service will be held Friday, February 21, 2014, at 11 A.M., in the funeral home. Burial will follow at Eastlawn Memory Gardens in Brunswick. Contributions may be made, in Billie’s memory, to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com