Clayton K. Reed

  • Born: October 27, 1931
  • Died: October 27, 2019
  • Location: Rock Falls, Illinois

McDonald Funeral Home

1002 12th Avenue
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Tel. (815) 626-6311

Tribute & Message From The Family

ROCK FALLS – Clayton K. Reed, age 88, died at his home Sunday, October 27, 2019.
Clayton was born on October 27, 1931 in Morrison the son of Fayne and Susan (Hardesty) Reed. He married Carolyn Sue Crane on October 11, 1952 in Abilene, Kan. She died August 2, 2005. Clayton was employed with EBY Brown Trucking for 27 years. He loved to travel especially wintering in Texas with Carolyn Sue. Clayton served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
Survivors include, one daughter, Connie (Chad Lawson) Reed of Sterling; two sons, Kenneth (Cynthia) Reed of Dixon and Randall (Amy) Reed of Sterling; three sisters, Sally Riley of Sterling, Beverley Kersey of Sterling and Barb Reed of Rock Falls; one brother, Tom Reed of Sterling; four grandchildren, Shane Reed, Ashley Reed, Kelsey Reed and Taylor LeBarron.
He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers; one sister.
Visitation will be from 10:00-11:30 AM Friday, November 1, 2019 at the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls. Funeral services will be at 11:30 with Pastor Dalmus Meeks officiating. Burial with military rites will follow at Coloma Township Cemetery in Rock Falls.
In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established.
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