CROSS PLAINS — Funeral services for the Rev. Billy Leonard Reed, 84, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2 at the United Methodist Church in Cross Plains. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5 at the Cuba Cemetery in Canton, Illinois. Higginbotham Funeral Home in Cross Plains is in charge of local arrangements.
He died Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017.
Billy was born on May 3, 1933 in Canton, Illinois to the late Leslie Alvin and Wilma Hilton-Reed. He married Patricia Barlow in Canton, Illinois on Dec. 28, 1950. After Patricia’s, passing he married Sharon Watson on Aug. 3, 1981.
Survivors include his children, Billy Reed Jr. and wife Gail, Cassandra Urbanski, James Reed, Timothy Reed and wife Leanne, David Reed and wife Vicki; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Robert; two sisters Shelly and Luella; first wife, Patricia; second wife, Sharon; son, Matthew; and great-grandson, Dominick.