Don Reid

[4 AUG 1928 - A2 - 20415 - 8 FEB 2007]

Don Reid Eulogies

AOG Testimonials



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Don Reid Memorial Service
[AUG 2007]



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Robinson ('55 Friend) - West - Stevenson - Stemle - Joyce
Reid [Don Reid Memorial Service - AUG 2007]



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Dot and Dick Stemle - Stevenson - Moses - Pemberton - West - Brownie Pemberton - McCloskey - Henry Moses - Don and Mary Andrews - Marie Collins ('46 widow) - Judy McCloskey [Don Reid Memorial Service - AUG 2007]



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[Don Reid Funeral - FEB 2007]



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Lt. Col. Daniel E. Reid (son) and Don's daughters
[Don Reid Funeral - FEB 2007]



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Lt. Col. Daniel E. Reid (son) and Don's daughters
[Don Reid Funeral - FEB 2007]



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[Don Reid Funeral - FEB 2007]



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[Don Reid Funeral - FEB 2007]



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[Don Reid Funeral - FEB 2007]



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[Don Reid Funeral - FEB 2007]



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[Don Reid Funeral - FEB 2007]



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[Don Reid Funeral - FEB 2007]



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Dan Moses and Joyce Reid
[Don Reid Funeral - FEB 2007]



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[Don Reid Funeral - FEB 2007]



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Joyce Reid
[Don Reid Funeral - FEB 2007]



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[Don Reid Funeral - FEB 2007]



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[Don Reid Funeral - FEB 2007]



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Don's daughters
[Don Reid Funeral - FEB 2007]



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Moses - West - Russell - Rich Miller
[Don Reid Funeral - FEB 2007]



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Roades - McCloskey - Gunderson
[Don Reid Funeral - FEB 2007]



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Doyle - Karam - Drummond - McCloskey - Reid - Malone - Sloan '96 - Andrews - Justin - Jim Ryan - Sloan - Johnson (Bob's son) - Wray - Welter [Bob Johnson's Funeral - FEB 2003]



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Don Reid - Rod Vitty - Robbie Robinson
[1985 Army-Navy Game]



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[25th Reunion - 1980]

Row 10: Bergen - Cathey - Chapman - Gamble - Todd Graham - Don Smith - ? - Polly - McCloskey - Row 9: Blitch - Secord - Jim Ryan - Wing - ? - Row 8: ? - Matuszak - Wayne Smith - ? - Fleeger - Lynn - Joe Franklin - Charlie Johnson - Gunderson - Row 7: Regnier - ? - Reed - Stone - Herren - Weaver - Matteson - Hayes - ? - Enslow - Cliff Jones - ? - Reid - Feagin - Row 6: Wargowsky - Lichtenberg - Sanderson - Baker - Dienst - McCullough - Schick - Ludwig - Soper - Bean - Shideler - Lenio - Pirkey - Row 5: Goldstein - Fralen - Le Cates - Meisenheimer - Wheeler - Horst - Whittaker ? - Cardillo - Page - Newton - Prater - Lucas - Row 4: ? - Sloan - Traut - Rich Miller - Hoeferkamp - Heye - ? - West - Bill Graham - Row 3: Andrews - Perkins - Gay - Pace - Olvey - Strati - Dugan - Jackson - Whtitaker ? - Ralph Henry - Gallup - Murray - Ewing - Fikaris - Row 2: Hornbarger - Al Edwards - Robinson - ? - Thorsen - Dickson - Vitty - Tom Phillips - Bill Anderson - Giddings - Jacobs - Dryer - Row 1: Bazilwich - Samos - Wray - Trobaugh - Brokenshire - Bossert - Hagedorn - Walton - Poirier - Hasbrouck - LaFrenz - Nourse - Malooley



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[15th Reunion - 1970]

Row 8: Auer - McNair - Street - Wix - Row 7: Horst - Paul Parks - ? - Dugan - Grubbs - Domeck - Bliss - Row 6: Howie Stone - Newton - Booras - Strom - McDonald - Row 5: Fikaris - Schick - Gallup - Cardillo - Wheeler - Masson - Row 4: Katenbrink - Spellman - Joseph - ? - Schlotter - Row 3: Bergen - Fralen - ? - Andrews - Dunaway - Bob Johnson - Jim Ryan - Row 2: Bean - Strati - Soper - Jeter - Wiegand - Lenio - Price - Row 1: Prater - Thorsen - Meisenheimer - Reid - Zaborowski - Feagin - Joe Franklin

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A-2 Firsties - 1st Row: Vincent - Joseph - Stevenson - Fikaris - Prater - Stemle - 2nd Row: Freed - Adams - West - Jim Miller - Mason - Jellison - 3rd Row: Auger (CO) - Spaulding - Reid - Lucas - Rupp - Weissenborn - 4th Row: Dax - Senger - Camp - Schauer



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Troyan - W. Parks - Dodson - Reid -
Maus [USMAPS: 1950 - 1951]



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2012 AOG Online Register Entry

Register Glossary



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Donald Emerson Reid

Donald Emerson Reid was born on4 August1928 in Peabody, Massachusetts. He was appointed to West Pointby Senator Henry Cabot Lodgeand entered on5 July 1950. He was in Company A2,turned back on 9 June 1954 because of illness and joined the Class of 1955 on 9 June 1954. He wasfootball managerfor four years anda Cadet Lieutenant and platoon leader his first class year. He graduated on 7 June and was commissioned in the US Army in the Infantry.



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Nancy Adair (Johnson) Reid

Birth Date: 30 Apr 1927

Birth Place: Jacksonville, Florida

Father: Carey S Johnson
Mother: Mary M Leslie

Death Date: 8 Mar 1982

Death Place: Durham, North Carolina


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Donald Emerson Reid

Retired Lt. Col. Donald Emerson Reid went to be with the Lord on Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007, in Fayetteville. He was born in Peabody, Mass., on Aug. 4, 1928, son of Ella Emerson Reid and Ralph James Reid.

He graduated from Peabody High School in 1945 at age 16, enlisted in the Army Reserves and attended the University of Massachusetts. He enlisted in the regular Army in 1946 and became Airborne qualified. He went to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., for two years before entering West Point, where he graduated in 1955. He had earned master's degrees from both the University of New Hampshire in Durham, N.H., and Duke University in Durham, N.C. During his Army career, he attended Command and General Staff College in Paris. He served three assignments in Germany, one in France and two in Vietnam. He served in the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions and the 3rd Infantry Division. He received both the U.S. and Vietnamese medals of commendation. He retired as a lieutenant colonel in 1983 at Fort Bragg, having served in Infantry, Airborne and Special Forces units.

Don served his community wherever he was stationed. He had been a Boy Scout leader, youth football coach and, recently, a volunteer at the Fayetteville Airborne & Special Operations Museum. He was active in the Fayetteville Kiwanis Club, Sandhills West Point Society and First Presbyterian Church, where he served as deacon, elder and elder emeritus.

Mr. Reid was predeceased in 1982 by Nancy Johnson Reid, originally of Jacksonville, Fla. He is survived by Joyce Seay Reid, to whom he was married for 21 years; his children, Donna R. Quesnell and husband Joe of Land O'Lakes, Fla., Mary R. Long and husband Tom of San Antonio, Texas, and Lt. Col. Daniel E. Reid and wife Paula of Rock Hill, S.C., currently serving in the Army in Baghdad, Iraq; his wife's children, Elizabeth R. Allen and husband Curtis and Rebecca R. Osterkamp and husband Oie; and 12 grandchildren, Anthony Quesnell, Geoffrey Long, Sarah Long, Courtney Reid, Devin Reid, Victoria P. Kirby, Maylon A. Kirby III, Frederick Tyler Kirby, Suzanne Allen, Aileen Allen, Anne Allen and Misha Allen.

Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, 2007. A memorial service will be held in First Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007. The family will receive friends at the church immediately following the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to either First Presbyterian Church, 102 Ann St., Fayetteville, NC 28301; the Airborne & Special Operations Museum, 100 Bragg Blvd., Fayetteville, NC 28301; or to the Association of Graduates USMA, Don Reid Class of 1955, 698 Mills Road, West Point, NY 10966.

The family expresses appreciation for the many expressions of kindness and caring from friends.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home of Fayetteville.

Fayetteville Observer
Feb 11, 2007


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