Charles Allen Reed, Jr

 Charles Allen Reed, Jr, 88, of Blueville Community, Grafton, passed away at Ruby Memorial Hospital on Sunday, February 4, 2018.

He was born in Grafton, on July 29, 1929, son of the late Charles Allen Reed, Sr. and Ida Blanche Duckworth Reed, and was preceded in death by his wife Lola Mae Reed, December 16, 2009.

Charles was a US Army Veteran and was a member of the Grafton VFW Memorial City Post 3081. He was a member of the Blueville Church of Christ. Charles worked as foreman for the Steel Mills in Cleveland, OH.  He loved to work out in his yard, enjoyed his grandchildren, and being outdoors.


He is survived by, one son, Richard Allen Reed and wife Lisa, Beverly, WV; one daughter, Sally J. Skidmore and husband George of Mentor, OH; nine grandchildren, Brian, Dan, Kristen, Scott, Kyle, Elise, Katy, Tyler, and Ellie; the newest great grandson, Jackson Charles Joe.


In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.


 Friends may call at Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Ave, Grafton, on Thursday, February 8, 2018, from 3:00-7:00 p.m., and on Friday, February 9, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. until the funeral hour at 1:00 p.m., with Minister Jeff Tucker officiating.


Interment will follow at the WV National Cemetery. Military honors will be accorded by the VFW Memorial City Post #3081, American Legion Taylor Post #12, Central WV DAV Chapter 24 and their auxiliaries, and the honor guard Camp Dawson. 


Bartlett Funeral Home is honored to serve the Reed family. 

Online condolences can be sent to the Reed family at


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