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Gayle REED

Gayle REED

Tuesday, October 15th, 1946 - Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
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Gayle Eugene REED, was born October 15, 1946 in Richmond, Indiana. Gayle accepted Christ as his lord and savior at a very young age, and served diligently as deacon and advisor at Maranatha Christian Fellowship until his passing. Gayle was a man of many talents and admirable characteristics including business, accounting, mentoring, trust, loyalty, and honor. He retired from the City of Dayton as an analyst, and continued his personal consulting through Reed Financial Services with various individuals and family services, and organizations, including Wilberforce University, Bethel Baptist, and the church he so loved Maranatha Christian Fellowship. He also served in exemplary fashion as a 33rd degree Mason in the Most Honorable Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Ohio Free and Accepted Masons (Equity Lodge No. 121), and Member in the Ancient Egyptian Arabic Order Nobles Mystic Shrine of N & S (Amer. Temple No. 107). He is preceded in death by his parents: Buddy Van Meter and Betty Jane Reed-Martin; (1) sister Vickie L. Bohanon and (1) son Brian Williams. Gayle leaves to cherish his life: a brother Bruce Martin; (3) sons: Dominique Reynolds, Rahsaan Reed, and Juma Reed; (7) granddaughters: Briana, Malia, Destinee, Diamond, Sydney, Jauanna, and Fallon; (1) great-grandson: Jordan; (2) nieces: Dawn and Shamika; (1) nephew: Antwan; (3) great nephews: Donovan, Charles Jr. and Tyler; Family matriarch and Aunt: Susan McDougal and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends, including lifelong friends: Kenneth Briggs, Mike Oxendine, Dennis Bronson, Phillip Shackleford, Steve Dawkins, Pastor Larry Hogg, Larry Hampton, Dougie Hogg (p), and a host of others companions, and special companion: Wanda Kimbrough. Homegoing celebration will be held 11:00 a.m., FRIDAY, February 21, 2020 at MARANATHA CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, 4501 Wolf Rd., with Bishop Truman L. Martin, officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Final disposition: Cremation. A visitation will be held prior 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., on THURSDAY, February 20, 2020, with Masonic Services at 6:15 p.m. at THOMAS FUNERAL HOME, 4520 Salem Ave. On-line condolences may also be sent to the family at www.thomasfunerals.com
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  • Visitation

    Friday, February 21st, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Friday, February 21st, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Maranatha Christian Fellowship
    Address
    4501 Wolf Rd
    Dayton, Ohio 45416
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  • Service

    Friday, February 21st, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, February 21st, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Maranatha Christian Fellowship
    Address
    4501 Wolf Rd.
    Dayton, Ohio 45416
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Bishop Truman L. Martin

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john dawkins

Posted at 06:09pm
condolences to the family of Gayle. he was a friend for many years. he will be mist.

John and Patricia Dawkins
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Yolanda Dawkins

Posted at 07:52pm
Sending love and wishing you peace to bring comfort and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. Sorry I could not be there. Love, Yolanda
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Del and Cynthia Gordon

Posted at 08:46am
Our condolences and prayers are with the family...for a long time friend and a special person!
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