Raymond Reed

By Press Release


Raymond Reed of Grand Junction died of cancer Sept. 29, 2015. He was 82.

He was born Aug. 12, 1933, to George and Edith Reed. He graduated from Hotchkiss High School.

At the age of 18 he enlisted in the U.S. Marines and served primarily in Japan.

He returned to Colorado and worked as a uranium miner, orchard worker and farmer in various areas of Colorado. After retiring, he lived in the Hotchkiss area before moving to Grand Junction 10 years ago.

Mr. Reed is survived by a sister, Georgia "Marie" Hale of Yukon, Okla.; a brother, Leonard (Bertha) Reed of Grand Junction; and extended family.

He was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Clee Hale.

No services are planned.

Interment was at Orchard Mesa Cemetery.

Cards and letters may be sent to 2947 Kathy Jo Lane, Grand Junction, CO 81503.

Grand Valley Funeral Home handled the arrangements.