Leslie Eugene Reid, 87, of Hanceville, passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018. He was born July 5, 1931 to Leslie Boyd and Ella Beatrice Lewis Reid.
Mr. Reid was a machine operator and worked for Daubert before his retirement.
Eugene was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. Often referring to those he loved by the special nickname he had given each of them, Eugene loved his family and enjoyed being in their presence. He was a special man and will be missed greatly by many.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Leslie and Ella Reid; wife, Melba Rhea Holcombe Reid; five brothers; and two sisters.
Survivors include his wife, Freeda Gregory Reid; sons, Kenny (Cindy) Reid, Jerry (Linda) Reid, Richard (Patty) Reid, Jeffrey Reid; daughter, Linda (Travis) White; sister, Opal Young; ten grandchildren; and twelve great-grandchildren.
Services for Mr. Reid will be Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at 2 p.m. in the Holly Pond Funeral Home Chapel, Jeremy Collier officiating. Friends may visit with the family from 12 p.m. until the service begins at 2 p.m. on Wednesday. Burial will follow services in Holly Pond Cemetery.
Holly Pond Funeral Home is honored to serve the Reid family.