Ronald “Peewee” Reed


DRAKESBORO – Ronald “Peewee” Reed, 73, of Drakesboro, died Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Owensboro Health Muhlenberg Community Hospital. Born May 25, 1946, in Madisonville. He was of the Christian faith. He worked for several years for Melvin Horn Construction and Country Boy Truck Parts. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Margie Reed; sister Perline Reed; and brothers Virgil Reed and Donald Reed.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Carolyn Louise Rife Reed of Drakesboro; brother Arthur Reed of Madisonville; sons Terry Reed of Beechmont, Michael Lismon of Beechmont, and Patrick Lismon of California; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be Saturday, January 18, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church in Drakesboro, with Rev. Chris Chambers officiating. Burial will follow in West End Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday after 11:00 a.m. at Bethel Baptist Church. Tucker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at


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