Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, the late Shirley Jean Reed (nee Long); survived by his children, Stuart (Cheryl) Reed and Deborah (Paul) Williams; his 6 grandchildren, Brandon (Wendy) Williams, Courtney (Jeremy) Radford, Nick (Lisa) Turnbough, Jordan Williams, Joseph and Rachel Reed; his 6 great-grand-children, Christopher, Lily, Jonah[], Scarlett, Marley and baby girl Turnbough; a dear uncle, brother-in-law, cousin and friend to many.

Bill was the long time bookstore manager at Forest Park Community College. He loved to fish, play cards and smoke cigars (with his nieces and nephews) and singing with Shirley. A lover of music, his sweets, cherry pie, chocolate and Coca-Cola.

Services: Visitation at KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, Monday, July 30, 4-8 p.m., then taken to Bethlehem Baptist Church (8325 State Rd. Y, Dittmer, MO 63023) for visitation Tuesday, July 31, 10 a.m. until service at 11 a.m. Interment Bethlehem Cemetery.