William Reed

REED, William Craig, 81, of West Alexander died Sunday, November 4, 2012.

Mr. Reed was a member of the West Alexander Presbyterian Church, where he served as an elder.

He was a heavy construction carpenter with the carpenters union, Wheeling, WV Local. Mr. Reed was a member of Scottish Rite, Wheeling and Osiris, Elm Grove, where he was a medal of honor member. He was a past mayor of West Alexander from 1966-82.

On February 27, 1954, he married Evelyn Patricia Egan, who died March 19, 1990.

On March 21, 1992, he married Jo Anne Bott, who survives. Also surviving are a son, D. Michael (Diana) Reed, of Bolivar, OH, a daughter, Donna L (Mark S.) Clark, of Moundsville, WV, seven stepchildren, a sister, Mary Kathryn Morley, three grandchildren, Matthew J. Clark, Jonathan N. Clark and Samuel E. Clark, and two great-grandchildren, Wyatt and Landen.

Deceased are a sister, Laurena Cecelia Reed and a brother, James Jenkins Reed.

Friends will be received Tuesday and Wednesday, from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in the West Alexander Presbyterian Church where services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial contributions be made to West Alexander American Legion Post 656 or the West Alexander Presbyterian Church. Arrangements are being handled by Michael H. Heinrich Funeral Home, Claysville.