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Samuel Reed

June 8, 1929 — February 22, 2016

Samuel Reed

Samuel Paul Reed, M.D., 86, a retired Colonel in the United States Air Force Reserve, and a resident of St. Francisville, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 22, 2016 at The Carpenter House of St. Joseph Hospice. He served his country as a Flight Surgeon in the U.S. Air Force, and served his community as a physician.

Dr. Reed is survived by three sons, Michael (wife RaeAnn), Samuel (wife Rita), and Adam (wife Nicole); two daughters, Cynthia Reed-Sutton (husband Les), and Anna Reed; sister-in-law, Jeanette; nieces, JoAnn Repici and Jan Marie Zeitler; 14 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by parents, Clarence and Ruth; brother, Joel; son, Curtis; first wife, Jane; and wife, Susan.

Visiting at First United Methodist Church of Baker, 1255 Camelia Ave., Baker, on Friday, February 26, from 11:00am until religious services at 12:00pm, conducted by Rev. Gene Rives.

Interment with Military Honors will follow at Louisiana National Cemetery, Zachary.

Serving as pallbearers are sons, Michael, Samuel, and Adam, brothers-in-law, Martin LeSieur and Bruce Beasley, and Jonathan Rice.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to any veterans' charity.

Dr. Samuel Reed was a man who saw and did it all.


First United Methodist Church of Baker
1255 Camelia Ave
baker, LA  70791
Friday, February 26, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


First United Methodist Church of Baker
1255 Camelia Ave.
Baker, LA  70714
Friday, February 26, 2016
12:00 noon


Louisiana National Cemetery
Mount Pleasant
Zachary, LA  70791
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