Clarence LeRoy Reed, age 68 of Muscatine, died Monday April 7, 2014 at Mercy Hospital Hospice in Iowa City. The son of Arnold and Bertha (Ashby) Reed, he was born May 15, 1945 at Muscatine. On September 6, 1972 he married Lena May Smothers at Rolla, MO. He was a graduate of the Grandview High School. He served in the US Army from 1965-67. He was employed at Doane Manufacturing in Muscatine for many years. He was a member of the Muscatine American Legion.
He is survived by his wife Lena of Muscatine; seven children; Ken Rogers of Muscatine, Will Rogers, Debra Winchel, and Rick Rogers all of Newton; Jim Rogers of Florida; Martha Hatley of Oskaloosa; Judy Lake of Muscatine; 60 grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; one brother Robert Reed of Kansas; two sisters, Georgia VanAuken of Ankeny and Debra Storm of Muscatine;
He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one sister.
The funeral service will be Saturday April 12, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home in Wapello. Interment will follow at the Grandview Cemetery with military rites.
Friends may call Friday from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home, where the family will meet with friends.
A general memorial has been established in his name.