Marion S. Reed, "Dick," 64, son of the late Junior and Lillie Mae Reed, passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at Prisma Health Tuomey Hospital, Sumter. He attended the public schools of Sumter County and was a graduate of Hillcrest High School, Class of 1975. Marion joined the United States Army in 1977 and served his country through 1985.
Marion joined Union Baptist Church as a young man, where he served faithfully until he was stricken with health issues.
Marion was employed with Regional Transportation Agency (RTA) as a driver for 15 plus years.
Marion leaves to cherish his memories: his wife, Denise Alexander-Reed; two stepchildren, Shanise Flott (Pierre) of Gastonia, North Carolina, and Jason Brown; four grandchildren; father-in-law, the Rev. Roosevelt Alexander; mother-in-law, Jessie Alexander, of Camden; four brothers, Jerry Reed (Jacqueline) of Jenkinsville, William Reed (Pat) of Rembert, Joseph Reed of Lugoff, and David Reed (Brenda) of Ridgeway; two sisters, Laura Reed-Paterson (McCall) of Lugoff and Gladys Glover Spann of Camden; three sisters-in-law; three brothers-in-law; two uncles; six aunts; 13 nephews; 11 nieces; and a host of grandnieces and nephews, other family and friends.
The family is receiving relatives and friends at the home, 1057 Read Roman Road, Sumter.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday in the John Wesley Williams Sr. Memorial Chapel, Williams Funeral Home Inc., 821 N. Main St., Sumter.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday from the Fort Jackson National Cemetery, 4170 Percival Road, Columbia.
Services directed by the management and staff of Williams Funeral Home Inc., 821 N. Main Street, Sumter. Online messages may be sent to the family at email@example.com. Visit us on the web at www.WilliamsFuneralHomeInc.com.
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