Richard F. Reid, 82, of Markert Rd., Beechwood, died Saturday, December 16, 2017 in his home. Born December 4, 1937 in St. Marys he was the son of the late Frederick and Marian Hemphill Reid.
He was formerly married to Anna Marie Brown who died in 1963. On February 5, 1971 in Emporium he married Bonnie M. Marshall who passed away January 20, 1995. A lifelong resident of Cameron County Mr. Reid was a 1955 graduate of Emporium High School and was a veteran of the US Army. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Emporium, was a foster parent for many years and was a longtime volunteer at the Grove House where he helped run Bingo night.
Mr. Reid is survived by six sons: Frederick (Patricia) Reid of Wilcox, Norman E. (Penny) Reid of Beechwood, Jody (Audra) Reid of Emporium, Jesse A. Reid of St. Marys, Grant (Domingo) Reid of NYC, and Theodore Reid at home; a grandson, Ryan Reid; a brother, John (Linda) Reid of Keating Summit; and many nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wives, Anna Marie & Bonnie.
Funeral Services will be held at the convenience of the family.
Burial will be in Markert-Smith Cemetery, Beechwood.
Memorial contributions can be made to a charity of the donors choice.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Coppersmith-Condon Funeral Home, Emporium.