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John Reid

John Reid, 77, died on Thursday, May 9, 2019, in Comanche.

He was born on Sept. 16, 1941, in Hasse, Texas, to Doyle and Pearl (Tilley) Reid.  On July 13, 1963, he was united in marriage to Stella McDonald in Proctor. John was a deconstructing contractor. He was involved in the community, he was a Gideon, loved history and was a member of the Confederate Veterans. John had a talent for singing and writing children’s books and was a member of Proctor Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Stella Reid of Comanche; daughter, Sonja McLean of Stephenville; son, Grant Reid of Comanche; two grandchildren; sisters, Maxine Smith and Delores Downing; and brothers, Ranny Reid and Wallace Reid. He was preceded in death by his parents, Doyle and Pearl Reid; brother, Douglas Reid; and sister, Wanda Sullivan.  

Graveside services were Monday, May 13, 2019, at White Point Cemetery in Comanche County with reverends Sean Bridges and Dallas Huston.

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If desired, memorials may be made to Proctor Baptist Church, P.O. Box 723, Proctor, Texas 76468.

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