Kenneth R. Reed, 82, of New Ringgold, went to be with the lord,
Tuesday, July 30th, at his residence.
Kenneth was born in Rauschs, on January 21, 1937, the son of the late
Ella Mae (Bachert) and Robert Reed.
He was the husband of Georgine E. (Strause) Reed. They were married
September 15th, 1962.
Kenneth was a member of Christ Church Mc Keansburg and
he graduated from Cressona High School, Class of 1954.
Kenny joined the Air Force following high school where he served 18
months as a firefighter in Libya. After returning home from his
service in the Air Force, he worked at Burkey's Knitting Mill and Dana
Steel Mill until marrying Georgine. He then worked for Guers Dairy
and later Guers Topsoil.
Always adventurous, Ken earned his pilot's license in his free time
and flew on weekends. Kenny loved sports and played basketball and
softball with the New Ringgold team. He purchased 3 race horses,
Poggio's, Little Sunshine, and Rugged Road, which he raced in
Delaware, West Virginia, and New Jersey. He later trained as a video
repair technician in Las Vegas. Kenny had a love for travel
throughout his life exploring every state in the continental United
States. Later in life, he enjoyed bird watching, carnival glass,
getting together with his high school classmates at reunion
breakfasts, and spending time with his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife Georgine, of 56 years, Kenneth is also survived by
Two daughters, Kim Reed, of New Ringgold and Kathleen, wife of Timothy
McGowan, of Millerstown, PA. He is also survived by his 4
grandchildren Ian, Samuel, Emily and Annelise.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 3rd at
Christ Church Mc Keansburg with Rev. Mark Shellhamer officiating.
Visitation in church from 9:30 AM until time of service.
Hamilton-Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., Orwigsburg
is honored to be serving the family.