July 8, 1940 - August 11, 2021
Gary M. Reed, 81, of Mooresville, NC, passed away peacefully Wednesday evening on August 11, 2021. He was born on July 8, 1940 in Muncie, IN and was the son of the late Clyde A. Reed and Marian (Myers) Reed. Gary grew up in Selma, IN and was a graduate of Selma High School. He married his high school sweetheart Patsy, and they recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Gary loved all sports but especially his involvement in Indy Car racing. One of his most cherished memories was working at the Indy 500 race as a fuel man for various race teams throughout his 15-year career. Gary retired in 2006, following 40 years of employment with St. Mary's Cement Company in Detroit, MI. He valued his strong relationships with his customers and colleagues, several becoming lifelong friends. Some of his most memorable accomplishments were supplying all the cement for Comerica Park (Tigers), Ford Field (Lions), and the Detroit Metro Airport. Gary loved spending time with his granddaughters, fishing in Canada, watching NASCAR racing and manicuring his lawn to perfection, earning him the name "Golf Course Gary". He leaves behind his beloved wife Patsy; daughters Kimberlyn Reed of Kannapolis, NC; Tamara Caldwell (Dale) of Mooresville, NC; son Dean Reed (Sherry) of Fort Wayne, IN; Sister Jeffra Luce (Mike) of Selma, IN and 4 granddaughters, Avery Trivette (Jamie), Alexis Alexander (Tyler), Mackenzie Caldwell (Gary), Taylor Gerding (Travis), and 3 great granddaughters. He is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 20, 2021, at 1:00 P.M. at the Parson Mortuary, 801 W Adams St, Muncie, IN 47305, with Pastor Rusty Clements officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery north of Muncie. Friends may call at the Parson Mortuary on Friday, August 20, 2021, from 12:00 P.M. until time of service. For those who are unable to attend the service, you may go to the following link for the live stream https://www.parsonmortuary.com/obituary/Gary-Reed. Memorial contributions may be made to Gordon Hospice House, 2341 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625 or Southside Baptist Church, 525 South Broad Street, Mooresville, NC 28115.
Gary M. Reed, 81, of Mooresville, NC, passed away peacefully Wednesday evening on August 11, 2021. He was born on July 8, 1940 in Muncie, IN and was the son of the late Clyde A. Reed and Marian (Myers) Reed. Gary grew up in Selma, IN and... View Obituary & Service Information
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