2012-11-15 / Obituaries

Raymond C. Reid

Raymond C. Reid Jr., 48, of Gladstone, Mich., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at Marquette General Hospital.

Raymond was born in Manistique, Mich. on Sept. 11, 1964, to Raymond Sr. and Carole (MacPhail) Reid. He graduated from Big Bay De Noc High School in 1983. After high school, Ray attended Bay De Noc Community College earning his degree in waste water management and water technology. He also was a licensed water tech for the State of Michigan.

Ray was a good father, brother and friend. He was a man with a huge heart who enjoyed hanging out with his family and friends listening to music, having a few laughs and reminiscing about old times.

He is survived by his father, Raymond Sr.; children, Danielle Marie and Tim Allen Reid, both of Manistique; two brothers, Brian (Pam) Reid of North Carolina and Darin (Julie) Reid of Gulliver, Mich.; sister, Deborah Reid of Cooks, Mich.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother Carole in 1995.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 24, at 11 a.m. at Messier-Broullire Funeral Home in Manistique. The family will accept visitors at the funeral home on Saturday beginning at 10 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family for his children through the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.mbfuneral.com.

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