July 8, 1950 – October 26, 2022

Billy Wayne Reed, Sr., a resident of Colorado Springs since 1970, passed away Wednesday, October 26, 2022.  He was formerly a resident of Tennessee.

Billy was born on July 8, 1950 in Shelbyville, Tennessee, to Raymond Reed and Christine Reed.  He served his country in the United States Army and was a Vietnam Veteran who was 100% disabled from injuries he sustained in Vietnam and from exposure to Agent Orange.  He also had worked as a heavy equipment operator for the City of Colorado Springs.  He married Gloria Lorraine Gerardo on August 19, 1973 in Colorado Springs. 

He is survived by two sons: Joseph Andres Reed (Stephanie) and Billy Wayne Reed, Jr.; a sister, Edna Kimbril (Charlie); 2 granddaughters: Felicia Simmons (Corbin) and Rachel Reed; and 3 great-grandchildren: Colby Simmons, Adeline Simmons, and Piper Reed.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 4, 2022 at the Shrine of Remembrance “America the Beautiful” Chapel, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd., with burial and military honors to follow at Evergreen Cemetery, 1005 S. Hancock Expy.

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  1. My memory of Mr. Reed; He always had a smile on his face and was a pleasure to chat with. He always helped Andy and I after our hunting excursions for Pronghorn. He will be deeply missed
    Hugs to the Reed family

    The Reaser’s have you in our thoughts and prayers

  2. Prayers for all the family and friends.

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