Billy Wayne Reid, 82, of Purlear, died Thursday, December 15, 2016 at his home.
He was born August 11, 1934, in Alexander County, son of Guy Rex and Estelle Blair Reid. Mr. Reid was a US Air Force Veteran. He was a member of Rock Creek Church of Christ.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Gary Lynn Reid; and a nephew, David Shaw.
Surviving are his wife, Kaye Campbell Reid; a son, Guy Wayne Reid and wife Lonnitta of Millers Creek; a grandson, David Wayne Reid and wife Jamie of Cary; a great-grandson, Gavin Wayne Reid of Cary; a step-granddaughter, Ricquell Cooper of Charlotte; a brother, Bud “L.C.” Reid and wife Patsy of Purlear; sisters, Jeri Hendrix and husband Jim of Granite Falls, and Rita Shaw and husband Charles of Memphis, Tennessee; nephews, Dennis Green of Atlanta, Georgia, Kevin Shaw of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Tim Reid and Randy Reid, both of Purlear; a niece, Cindi Williams of Dallas, Texas; and a special uncle, Earl Bostain of Taylorsville.
Funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 17, 2016, at Rock Creek Church of Christ, with Pastor Michael Howard officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Rock Creek Church of Christ, from 1:00 until 2:00 on Saturday, prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rock Creek Church of Christ, c/o Chuck Wallis, 748 Campbell Rd, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659; to Pruitt Hospice, 902 West D Street, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659; or to Samaritan’s Kitchen of Wilkes, PO Box 1072, Wilkesboro, NC 28697.
Miller Funeral Service in North Wilkesboro is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.millerfuneralservice.com.