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Services for Harlon Lee Reed, 79, of Las Vegas, Nevada will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 17th in Kaverly Chapel at Young's Daughters Funeral Home and Bereavement Center in Temple, Texas. Burial of his cremated remains will occur at Moffat Cemetery following services.
Harlon was born July 20, 1943 to Herrell Edward Reed and Hallie Marzee Rose Reed in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania while his father was serving in World War II. He died on August 18, 2022 at Sunrise Hospital, Las Vegas, Nevada.
As a baby his family returned to their home in Temple, Texas where he grew up and attended school. After school, Harlon completed service in the United States Army as a paratrooper from 1960 to 1963. He would often talk about Army times with his lifelong Army buddies.
Harlon raised his beloved children, Gina, Cary and Kelly in La Porte, Texas.
Harlon was a lifelong member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. Which lead him to work in several cities across the United States. Finally working and living in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Harion MET and married as he would tell everyone, his soul mate in 1992, Marjorie Mae Henry.
Harlon loved traveling across country to all the IBEW cook-outs to share the brotherhood friendship. And the yearly IBEW reunion where he got to see friends he hadn't seen since the last reunion. He also had pride in his 1949 and 1951 Sedan Deliveries.
Harlon is preceded in death by his parents, his son, Cary Reed; one brother, John Reed and great grandson, Noah Dickerson.
Survivors include his wife, Margie Reed; daughters, Gina Reed, Kelly Reed, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren
A special thank you to all the family and friends of the IBEW.
In Lieu of flowers, please make a memorial donation to the Arthritis Foundation P.O. Box 96280 Washington, DC 20077
Visitation will be held from 10:00 am - 11:00 am in the Kaverly Chapel.
Arrangements are under the direction of Sabrina Young, of Young's Daughters
Arrangements are under the direction of Sabrina N. Young of Young's Daughters Funeral Home & Bereavement Center in Temple.
Condolences to the family of Harlon. I am an early childhood friend. Herrell Reed and my father Fletcher Moore worked for American Desk in the early 50’s. Our families had weekend fried oyster cookouts and were very close in those early years. Harlon and his brother Johnny were great friends. After high school space and time separated everyone. My Mom and Hallie stayed in touch with each other throughout their elder years. Such fond memories of Harlon. May he Rest In Peace in God’s grasp.
Douglas Moore Sep 4 2022 11:55 AM