Welcome to the
memorial page for
Earl Stanley Reed Sr.
May 30, 1936
~ June 18, 2018
Earl Stanley Reed Sr. passed away on June 18, 2018 at the age of 82. He was born and raised in Neptune, NJ and schooled in the Neptune Township school system. He was the son of the late Dorothy (Patterson) Denner and Clifford Reed.
Earl was a member of the US Army, receiving an Honorable Discharge. He also was a Life Member and Ex-Chief of Liberty Fire Co., Neptune, NJ. He worked for Neptune Twp. Public Works, Asbury Park Press, Asbury Park, J.F. Kiely Construction, Long Branch and Wheelock Signal, Long Branch. He enjoyed listening and dancing to country-western music, watching classic movies and sports on TV, family barbecues and dabbled in scrap metal recycling. He mostly enjoyed spending time with loved ones. He will be missed by many.
He is predeceased by two brothers Clifford (Butch) and Norman; a sister Eunice Ely; two wives and longtime companion Wilma J. McIver.
He leaves to cherish his loving memory stepdaughter Michele (Allen) Keyes (Thomas); three granddaughters Shanique Mercado, Jasmine Daye and JaNae Keyes; stepson Sylvester Allen (Lisa); close family members Louis (Buddy) Cappie, Marvin Daye, Mary Daye and Willie Gill, his stepson Carl Brandimarte (Sharon); two granddaughters Amy Allfrey (Chris) and Jessica Taylor (Chris) and a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews as well as other loving family and friends.
The family would like to Thank everyone for their well wishes and companionship to Earl Reed Sr. over the years. Sadly to say, the Lord called him home on Monday June 18, 2018. We lost a Father, Grandfather, Army Veteran, Former Fireman and most of all a Good Friend. Please join us in a Celebration of his life.