Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Wayne A. Reed

Wayne A. Reed, age 54, of 206 West Main Street, Shelby, died early Saturday morning, August 24, 1996, in University Hospital in Columbus after a short illness. He was born September 4, 1941 in Reading, Pa., the son of William and Lillian (Seibert) Reed.

He was a 1960 graduate of Shelby High School and while there, he was Commanding Officer of the Civil Air Patrol. He was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Shelby, where he was an usher, Chairman of the Trustees, and was a member of the Administrative Council and Finance Committee.

He was a member of the Crestline Masonic Lodge, was a former Boy Scout Leader and was currently attending Ohio State University in Mansfield.

Chief Master Sergeant Wayne A. Reed was production supervisor in charge of all C-130 Aircraft Maintenance Flightline Operations. He was a member for 34 years and was a distinguished leader of the enlisted ranks of the 179th Airlift Wing, Mansfield, Ohio Air National Guard. He participated in conferences and exercises throughout the world.

He attended Senior Non Commission Officers Academy at Gunter Air Force Base in Montgomery, Alabama, and also at McGee Tyson Air National Guard Base in Knoxville, Tennessee, and was a member of the Senior NCO Academy Association. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force.

He is survived by his wife, Cheryl (Frank) Reed, whom he married on September 10, 1983; 3 sons and 1 daughter-in-law, David N. Reed of Columbus, Bryan C. and Jennifer R. Reed of Shelby, and Nathan W. Reed of Columbus; 2 daughters and 1 son-in-law, Margaret A. and Edward J. Legenza of Columbus and Stephanie N. Reed at home; 2 grandchildren, Nicole E. and Andrew W. Reed; 3 brothers and 2 sisters-in-law, Donald Reed of Magalia, California, Bryant and Fe Reed of Virginia Beach, Virginia , Lawrence and Lorraine Reed of San Jose, California. Nieces and Nephews.

He was preceded in death by his 1st wife, M. Nicole Rowe Reed in 1982 and by his parents.

Calling hours will be on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Turner Funeral Home in Shelby. Funeral services will be on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Trinity United Methodist Church with his pastor, Rev. James Humphrey, officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby with military honors conducted by the Ohio Air Natonal Guard.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial expressions may be made to the National Institute Of Health For MDS Research, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892 , Attn: Mary Caples, R.N. or to the Trinity United Methodist Church, 209 East Main Street, Shelby, Ohio 44875.

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