Dr. William R. Reed Jr. age 86 of Kearney, MO passed away Wednesday, November 14, 2019. He was raised in Cameron, MO and graduated from Cameron High School in 1950. He was a 1964 graduate of the University Of Missouri School Of Dentistry. He practiced for fifty years in Kearney, MO and the last 20 years with his step son.
Dr. Reed is survived by his wife of 33 years, Celia Allman Reed of the home; two daughters, Paula Gaugh of Ft. Wayne, IN and Deborah Reed of Gladstone, MO; two sons, Dr. William R. Reed III of Poplar Bluff, MO and Roy Kevin Reed of North Kansas City, MO; two step children, Dr. Kevin C. Allman of Kearney, MO and Elizabeth Al. Allman of Kansas City, MO; and sister Marilyn Davis of Shawnee, Kansas. He was preceded in death by his brother David J. Reed of Cameron, MO.
He was a retired Colonel in the United States Army Reserves.
Services will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, November 19 at the First United Methodist Church of Kearney with visitation from 9-10 prior to the service. Burial to follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Kearney, MO.
Arrangements: Fry-Bross & Spidle Funeral Home- Kearney, MO (816)628-4411