Oscar Hank Reed
Saturday 26th of April 1947 - Monday 6th of May 2019
Oscar “Hank” Reed, 72, of Lexington, KY, formerly of Paducah, KY, passed from this life on Monday, May 6, 2019 at Baptist Health in Lexington. He was a member of Beaumont Presbyterian Church in Lexington where he sang in the church choir. Hank was a graduate of Centre College in Danville, KY and a veteran of the Vietnam Conflict where he served as a member of the U.S. Army, 263rd Light Maintenance Unit stationed in Phu Bai, where he maintained and repaired aircraft radar. Hank moved to Lexington, KY following his discharge from the Army where he founded and operated the 10th Gear Bicycle Shop until his retirement in 2001.
He is preceded in death by his wife Betty Lou McGuffey Richardson who passed in 2009; his son Tony Richardson who passed in 2001 and his parents David R. and Virginia Hank Reed. He is survived by his daughter Sherry Ann Richardson of Lexington; granddaughter Corrine Lynn Richardson-Byrne of Lexington; brother David R. Reed, Jr. of Gilbertsville, KY; 1 niece, 1 nephew, 3 great nephews and 1 great niece.
Visitation will be 9-noon, Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Beaumont Presbyterian Church, 1070 Lane Allen Road, Lexington, KY followed by the Service to be conducted by Stephen Fearing at noon. Burial will follow at Lexington Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to Beaumont Presbyterian Church, or a charity of your choice. www.milwardfuneral.com
Hank was a close friend. I'm already missing our regular long talks on the phone! He is greatly missed!
Hank was a beautiful person and dear friend and will be greatly missed
Jackson T. Colesays
Condolences to Hank’s surviving family. The Reeds were my neighbors in the ‘50s on Buckner Lane in Paducah, and I read of Hank’s passing in the online Sun.