"Mr. Gene" Reed

August 6, 1945 ~ July 27, 2019 (age 73)


Eugene W. “Mr. Gene” Reed


Hickory Tavern



Eugene W. “Mr. Gene” Reed of the Hickory Tavern Community and husband of Norma Roper Reed passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019.


He was born in New Eagle, Pennsylvania on August 6, 1945. Mr. Gene retired from the U.S. Navy after twenty-one years of service and also retired from the Medical University of South Carolina and the S.C. Prison System.


A visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. on Thursday, August 1, 2019, at Rabun Creek Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.


A private family celebration of Mr. Gene’s life will be held at a later date.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Laurens County Humane Society, P.O. Box 1600, Clinton, S.C. 29325.


Condolences can be expressed to the family at


“Magnify the Lord with me. Come exalt His name together. Glorify the Lord with Me. Come exalt His name forever!”


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August 1, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Rabun Creek Baptist Church
17045 Hwy 101 South
Gray Court, SC

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