Eldon 'Bub' Reed
SYRACUSE — Eldon DeLosse "Bub" Reed, 96, died Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, at Hamilton County Hospital in Syracuse.
He was born Sept. 6, 1917, in Sterling, to Ernest DeLosse Reed and Greace Rue Bell Reed. He graduated from Coolidge High School in 1935.
In 1975, Mr. Reed formed R&H Implement Co. with his son and son-in-law and bought out Gould Implement Co. He worked at R&H until he retired in 1981. On March 17, 1940, he married Phyllis Hartshorn in Lakin. She preceded him in death as did his parents; a sister, Marjorie Marie Cannady; and a great-granddaughter.
On May 8, 1993, he married Dorothy Leslie in Syracuse. She survives. Other survivors include a son, Skip Reed of Syracuse; a daughter, Sondra Lee of Lamar, Colo.; a stepson, Kirk Leslie of Rush, Colo.; two stepdaughters, Renee Coleman and Rhonda Haslett, both of Syracuse; seven grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; six stepgreat-grandchildren; and one stepgreat-great-grandchild.
Funeral will begin at 10 a.m. MDT Friday at the First United Methodist Church, Syracuse. Burial will follow at Syracuse Cemetery.
Visitation hours are 1 to 7 p.m. MDT today at Fellers Funeral Home LLC, Syracuse. Condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. In lieu of flowers, memorials payable to the Syracuse High School Athletic Fund may be sent in care of the funeral home, Box 1253, Syracuse, KS 67878.