---- — Larry “Joe” Reid, age 61, of rural Dix and formerly of Mt. Vernon, passed away 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, at his home in rural Dix.
Larry was born June 3, 1952, in Centralia, a son of Raymond Eugene and Wanda (Wickersham) Reid. He married Kitty Marie Pitman on Feb. 22, 1991, in Mt. Vernon, and she survives in Walnut Hill.
Larry was a carpenter working for various construction companies in the area and most recently for Dave Clark.
He is survived by his wife, Kitty Reid of Dix; three children, Jesse Pitman of Mt. Vernon, Wanda Vangilder and husband Doug of Mt. Vernon and Angela Beckley and husband Charles of Mt. Vernon; four sisters, Sharon Silliman and husband Bobby, Carole Cole and husband Lyndell, Linda Capps and husband Marvin and Jeanette Wangler and husband Frank, all of Mt. Vernon; brother, Richard Reid of Dix; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Following his wishes, there will be no public services for Mr. Reid.
For further information you may contact Newell Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon at 246-0100 or visit us online at www.newellfuneralhome.com.