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Kennard W. Reed

Funeral services for Mr. Kennard W. Reed will be 1:00 P.M. Saturday May 1, 2021 at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Jason Mull officiating.  Interment with military honors will follow in the Wilson County Memorial Gardens.  Visitation will be Saturday from 11am until service time at 1pm.

Mr. Reed, age 92 of Lebanon passed away April 28, 2021, at his home.

Born September 28, 1928, in Wilson County, he is the son of the late Lee Webster Reed and Ethel Eastes Reed.  He was a graduate of Lebanon High School, and served in the United States Airforce during the Korean War.  He retired after thirty years with AVCO Industries.  He was a member of Saulsbury Baptist Church, and was a part of the Hardee’s Breakfast Club.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Reed Hall and Mary Reed Bachman; and two brothers, Thomas Reed and Lynn Reed.

He is survived by his wife of over fifty eight years, Dorothy Dawson Reed; two sons, Jeffrey (Mollie) Reed and Christopher (Teresa) Reed; and four grandchildren: Abby, Erin, Catherine, and Caroline Reed.

Honorary pallbearers: Bo Reed, and Ronnie Wrye

Active Pallbearers: Wayne Ligon, John Gann, Jeff Reed, Cody Gann, Jason Ligon, David Earl Bates, and Chris Reed

Memorials may be made to the Lebanon Senior Citizens Center

LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME, in charge of arrangements.



Messages for the Family

  1. David and Judy Phillips says:
    David and I are so sorry to hear of Mr. Kennard’s passing. Prayers for Mrs. Dorothy and all the family.
  2. Jorlesha Davis says:
    My prayers are with the family. He was an amazing man.
  3. Kim leftrick says:
    I am praying for your family . Kennard Reed was amazing father grandfather my friend the best man I ever did know
  4. Marilyn Reid says:
    I am sad to lose my Uncle Kennard, the last of a very fine family. My heart goes out to Aunt Dorothy and to my cousins, Jeff and Chris. I have many happy memories of Kennard and of the times the whole family was together.