In Memory

William Reed - Class Of 1965

REED, Jr., William E., born February 15, 1947 Bill went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday September 9, 2018. He was born at Good Samaritan Hospital, West Palm Beach, FL and played football for Riviera Beach High School and graduated in 1965. He owned and operated Tri City Woodworks, Inc. located in Lake Park, after his father started the business in 1951 until he retired. He served as District Chairman for the Southeast Florida Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association and served on the State Board of Directors. Bill was active in church and taught Sunday School at Palm Bible Chapel, helped start the Awana Program, was Chairman of the Missions Committee, and served as an elder for 14 years. He attended Grace Immanuel Bible Church in Jupiter from 1994 until present and was an elder for 5 years. Bill was on the Board of Child Evangelism Fellowship of Palm Beach County and served as Interim Co-Director for 1 year. He also served on the Board of International Teams, a missions organization based in Chicago for 14 years. In 1987 Bill became a member of the Board of Directors for Jupiter Christian School and served for 11 years. He was Interim Headmaster in 1989 and 2000 and worked at the school until 2005. Since 2015, Bill has served as Administrator for Barnabas Christian Academy, now renamed The Nation Christian Academy, in Port St. Lucie, FL. It was Bill's joy to serve the Lord in helping wherever he could. He was loved greatly and will be missed by many. Bill is survived by his wife of 48 years, Deidre (Dee) Gilmore Reed, their 4 children, Melissa Reed Fowlds (John), William (Billy) E. Reed III (Donna), Robert (Bobby) Thomas Reed, and Brian Allan Reed, 9 grandchildren, Jack, Caroline, Kate, Carter, Carlisle Fowlds, Emma, Ellie, Lilly, Lacey Reed, his 2 sisters, Janice Reed Baker Hunter (Neal), and Nancy Reed Askew (Ray), 18 nieces and nephews, and his mother-in-law Kathryn Erneston Gilmore. A Memorial Service will be at Grace Immanuel Bible Church on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. 17475 Jonathan Dr. Jupiter, FL 33477. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be given to Grace Immanuel Church or Bow Down Ministries, P.O. Box 1630, West Palm Beach, FL 33402 or (