Harry C. Reed

February 29, 1924 ~ June 16, 2022 (age 98)


Harry C. Reed, 98, of Eldon, Missouri passed away Thursday, June 16, 2022 at Lake Regional Health Systems in Osage Beach, Missouri.  He was born February 29, 1924 in Miller County, Missouri the son of the late Charlie and Minnie (Starks) Reed.  On June 4, 2018 in Eldon, Missouri he was united in marriage to Evangeline (Trinidad) Reed who survives of the home.

Other survivors include,

Daughters, Helen Rising of Eldon, MO; Susan Brune of Florence, SC

Sons, Junior Reed (Patricia) of Yorktown, VA; Robert Reed of Eldon, MO; Michael Reed (Mary) of Eldon, MO

Twelve Grandchildren, several Great-Grandchildren & Great-Great Grandchildren

Harry was preceded in death by his wife, Mary (Wickham) Reed and a grandson, Brice Curtis Reed.

Harry proudly served in the United States Army, serving in Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes, Central Europe and Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge.  Through his service career he was awarded 5 Bronze Stars, a Bronze Star Medal, 2 Purple Hearts and a Good Conduct Medal.  He was most recently awarded the Legion of Honor Award which is the highest honor that France can bestow upon those who have achieved remarkable deeds for France.

Visitation will be Wednesday, June 22, 2022 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM at Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO with the Funeral Service beginning at 12:00 PM with Rev. Dan Duckworth officiating.  Burial with Full Military Honors will follow at the Eldon City Cemetery.

Memorials in his name are suggested to the Mid-MO Honor Flight.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Phillips Funeral Home of Eldon, MO. 

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June 22, 2022

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Phillips Funeral Home
5 South Oak St.
Eldon, MO 65026

Funeral Service
June 22, 2022

12:00 PM
Phillips Funeral Home
5 South Oak St.
Eldon, MO 65026

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