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William D. ‘Bill’ ‘Sonny’ Reed

William D. ‘Bill’ ‘Sonny’ Reed, 77, of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at 11:03 p.m., at Parkview Randalia Hospital Fort Wayne.

Mr. Reed started working in his father’s business of Reed Disposal Service, later purchasing the business upon his father’s retirement and changing the name to Reed Custom Hauling. Upon his retirement he sold to H & H Disposal.

He was born on Dec. 2, 1943, in Huntington, to Dale J. and Gladys Irene Burley Reed.  He married Nancy Kern on Dec. 12, 1964, in Huntington. She preceded him in death on Dec. 23, 2020.

Survivors include two daughters, Theresa Wyatt and Julie (Tony) Harrell, both of Huntington; two sisters, Sharon DeWitt, of Warsaw, and Susie (Junior) Nelson, of Bippus; five grandchildren, Billy Wyatt, Jake Wyatt, Aaron Harrell, Bryan Harrell and Logan Harrell; and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a grandson, Cody Wyatt.

Calling will take place on Monday, July 12, 2021, from 5 to 7 p.m., at Deal-Rice Funeral Home, Huntington Chapel. A funeral service will immediately follow.

Burial will be at a later date at Mt. Etna Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the family in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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