Randy F. Reed, 67, Lowville

LOWVILLE, NY – Randy F. Reed, 67, passed away unexpectedly on May 15, 2019, at Carthage Area Hospital.

Born Nov. 27, 1951, in Lowville, NY, a son of the late Deforest “Francis” and Fern (Ebersol) Reed, he graduated from Carthage Central School.

He went on to work for Gamble Distributors, Inc. and Qubica AMF Bowling.  Later, he drove truck for A & R Dairy as well as Tony Petrus, Ron Granger, Paul Theiser and Jerry L. Reed Trucking, until becoming disabled in February 1996.

On Dec. 3, 1972, he married Carol Foose.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing and woodworking.  Most of all, he loved spending time with his grandson and family.

Randy is survived by his wife of 46 years, Carol; two children, Peter (Alyssa) Reed and Buffy (Richard) Hance; two brothers, Jerry (Colleen) Reed and Tim (Wendy) Reed; four grandsons, Dezmond, Darius, Michael and Damian (grandpa’s sidekick); as well as one great-granddaughter, Aleeyah.

Calling hours will be held 1 to 3 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 20, 2019, at Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc., 500 State St., Carthage.  A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2019, at the funeral home with the Rev. Canon Samuel P. Lundy officiating. Burial will immediately follow in the Croghan Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery.

A reception will follow the funeral services at the Evans Mills Fire Department.

Memorial donations in Randy’s memory may be made to the Countryside Veterinary Clinic at 7364 Utica Blvd, Lowville, NY 13367 or 21995 Cole Road, Carthage, NY 13619.

Arrangements are entrusted to Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Inc.

Condolences may be made online at www.lundyfuneralhome.com.