Michael Thomas Reed, age 79, of Grapevine, Arkansas passed away on Monday, August 29, 2022.
He was born on May 20, 1943 in Hartford, Connecticut to the late Kenneth and Viola Reed.
Michael began working as an orderly at just 15-years-old. He later became a respiratory therapist, a career he spent more than 40 years in various jobs across the country. Michael also proudly served in the US Army and was a sharpshooter. He enjoyed fishing, and re-painting furniture. He was the “go-to” man for his friends and family anytime they needed help or advice.
Michael is survived by his loving wife of more than 36 years, Nona Shae Reed, three sons; Michael Parnell, Kevin Parnell and Kenny Reed; three daughters; Shannon Fashank, Mandy Taylor and Peggy Mauldin; 15 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and one sister, Viola.
He is preceded in death by his parents and a sister Kathleen Reed.
Cremation arrangements are under the trusted direction of A Natural State Funeral Service & Crematory, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400. Michael’s online guestbook is available at www.anaturalstatefuneralservice.com