Mr. Reid died Wednesday November 25, 2009 at the Bay Regional Medical Center age 64 years. Son of the late William Loftin and Eva Jolly he was born September 14, 1945 in Henderson, N. Carolina. He married the former Kathy Johnroe April 5, 2005. She survives him. Mr. Reid retired from G.M. Metal Fabricating Plant. John was a member of Bay Valley Christian Church. He enjoyed taking rides, spending time with his family especially his grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Surviving besides his wife Kathy he leaves five sons; Tony (Brenda) Reid, Tim (Stacie) Reid, Michael (Stacy) Reid, Chris Johnroe, Mike Milam, seven grandchildren, many brothers in-law, sisters in-law and nieces and nephews. John had some very special friends; Art & Peggy Wogoman, Dennis Lynch, Ron & Mary Greenway. He was predeceased by his brother; Ted Reid.
The family would like to thank Dr. C. Hasegawa and the staff at Bay Regional Medical Center for the wonderful care that was given to John.
Funeral Service will take place Tuesday December 1, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. from Bay Valley Christian Church. Pastor David Ferranti will officiate with burial in Oak Ridge Cemetery. Friends may call at the Squires Funeral Home on Monday from 3 – 8 p.m. and at the church on Tuesday after 10:00 a.m. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider family wishes.