Granville, New York/Bennettsville, South Carolina – Scott Ronald Reed, 53, passed away as a result of complications from Covid II on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Scott was born Sept. 29, 1967, in Rutland, Vermont, the son of Robert H. and Linda E. (Parker) Reed, presently of Hampton, New York. Scott was a 1985 graduate of Granville High School. He was employed as a truck driver for Anderson Trucking (ATS). He was a proud veteran having served two periods of active service with the Vermont Army National Guard before transferring to the Retired Reserve in 2008. He served in Kuwait from November 2004 to December 2005.
Scott is survived by his parents; a sister Vicki Reed and partner Trevor Hart; a brother Timothy Reed and wife Cheryl (Shattuck); his spouse Shelly (Davis) Reed, whom he married on July 25, 2009; their children Christopher Reed and wife Marissa (Bizon), Ashley Reed, Michael Reed, Scott Reed Jr. and wife Rachael (King), Megan-Rae (Reed) Decker and husband Mathew, Lindsey (Davis) Hoffer and husband Josh, Jared Davis; and nine grandchildren Calliope, Logan, Skyla, Oliver, Allison-Marie, Evelyn, Paisley, Rylie and Caleb. He also is survived by his father-in-law John Doran of Salem, New York; sister-in-law Rebecca (Doran) Dennison and husband Robert; and brother-in-law Richard Hockman and wife Ann (Manley). In addition, he is survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and his favorite pet Lovenia. Scott was predeceased by his mother-in-law Judy Doran.
Scott started working at Friendly’s Restaurant as a teenager. His storied career included positions with Parker Water Wells, Farrell Distributing (as a Bud representative), Fort Miller Company, Spaulding Fuels and as a bartender and bouncer. Some of his many business ventures were a DJ/karaoke service, owner/operator of Hot Pursuit Promotions and Limousine Service and owner of Happy Daze Pub and Hide-away Tavern.
Just a few of Scott’s many interests were GRANDCHILDREN, old cars, GRANDCHILDREN, motorcycles, GRANDCHILDREN, pool, GRANDCHILDREN, flea markets, GRANDCHILDREN, auctions, GRANDCHILDREN, Red Sox, GRANDCHILDREN, Rams, GRANDCHILDREN, NASCAR, GRANDCHILDREN, casinos and GRANDCHILDREN!
Friends may call on Friday, Oct. 8, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Robert M. King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville. Wearing masks is encouraged in the funeral home.
Service and burial will be at Pleasant View Cemetery in Middletown Springs, Vermont, on Saturday, Oct. 9, at 11 a.m. where he will be accorded full military honors. Following the funeral, a gathering will be held at the Knights of Columbus building on Park Street in Granville. Please bring a dish to share.
Donations in lieu of flowers should be sent to Granville Fire Department, 42 Quaker St., Granville, NY 12832.