Leroy Reed

Leroy Reed, 82, formerly of Liberty, passed away Saturday May, 17, 2014, at his residence in Wellsboro. Born Nov. 11, 1931, he was the son of the late Fred and Edna Reed.

Leroy married Joyce Repard in 1965.

A U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Korean Conflict and was the former owner of Repard Septic Service.

He was a member of Liberty Lutheran Church, and Liberty Fire Dept. for 48 years, 15 of which he was the fire chief.

Surviving in addition to his wife of 48 years, Joyce Reed, is son, John Reed, of PA, Ruthie Mase, of PA, Vivian Hornsby, of VA, Debra Stubblefield, of TX, and Penny Dowen, VT; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; 7 siblings; and also by a special young man, Terry Loudenslager Jr. He was predeceased by 4 siblings.

Friends may call Tuesday, May 20 at Liberty Lutheran Church, Liberty, from 4 p.m. until time of service at 7 p.m. with the Rev. Richard Adams officiating. The Liberty Vol. Fire Co. service following the funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to Liberty Vol. Fire Co., P.O. Box 126, Liberty, PA 16930 or Liberty Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 52, Liberty, PA 16930.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of Freeberg Funeral Home, Blossburg. Online condolences at freebergfh.com.