Glenn Edward Reed 1929 - 2009 Lawrence
Private graveside services for Glenn Edward “Corky” Reed, 79, Lawrence, will be conducted at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Reed died Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka.
He was born June 14, 1929, in Lawrence. He was raised by his aunt and uncle, Marvel and Tim Murphy.
Mr. Reed served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War as a field artillery private first class.
He owned and operated his own television service shop. He was an electronic technician and electrician. He worked for Hercules Inc. and later worked for Kansas University. He retired in November 1991.
He was a life member of the American Legion Dorsey-Liberty Post 14 and a member of Mount Oread Aerie 309 and the 40 & 8 Society in Lawrence.
Survivors include a half-brother, Clarence R. Pobjoy Sr., Lawrence; and a half-sister, Shirley Ann Brouhard, Lawrence.
The family suggests memorials to the American Cancer Society, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com, subject: Reed.