Gary L. Reid, 57

FEB. 21, 1954-OCT. 24, 2011

October 25, 2011

Gary Lynn Reid, 57, of Ford Fields Road, Myersville, Md., died Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center.

Born Feb. 21, 1954, in Tulsa, Okla., he was the son of the late John and Carmelita Van Deventer Reid.

He was employed as an information-technology professional.

Gary loved to hunt and loved his family.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Kathy Reid; two daughters, Mariah Kingma and husband, Tim, of Australia, and Cassie Reid and fiancé, Carl Stottlemyer, of Hagerstown; one sister, Sandra Hart, and spouse, Florence Jessup, of Portland, Ore.; two stepsons, Dempsey Kifer of Tulsa and Corby Kifer of Hagerstown; grandchildren, Silas Kingma and Ayla Kingma, both of Australia, and Braxton Reid of Hagerstown; one niece, Ashley; and one nephew, Trevor.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Jack Lewis.

A memorial service will be held Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at 4 p.m. at Hawkwood Farm, 10519 Highland School Road, Myersville, MD 21773. Erin Lutzer Aylor will officiate.

There will be no viewing.

Arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

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