April 28, 1951 – June 19, 2019
A.V. “Pappaw” Reid died at his home in Willcox on June 19, 2019, at the age of 68. He was born in Bertram, Texas, on April 28, 1951, to John H. Reid and Ruth E. Winton Reid.
He served in the United States Army. A.V. owned and operated Willcox Rural Fire Department and was the fire chief. He was a member of the Willcox Elks Lodge #2131.
On Nov. 8, 1989, in Safford, he married Bonnie Hammons, who survives him. Also surviving is: his son, James F. Reid, of Tennessee; his daughter, Sandi (Joseph) Skidmore, of Akron, N.Y.; his grandchildren, Joseph A. Skidmore, Michael E. Skidmore, Lance M. Skidmore, Alicia (Blake) Kennedy, Nathaniel Main, Dillyn (Tiffany) Armstrong, Dakota Armstrong and Justin (Katrina) Brewer; his sister, Sherma (Dale) Gardner, of Duncan; his brother, Joe (Joyce) Reid, of Peoria; along with numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were: his parents; a daughter, Amy Armstrong; his sister, Shirley; and brother, John.
Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 29, 2019, at the Willcox United Methodist Church.
You may express condolences at www.west lawnchapelmortuary.com.
Services are entrusted to Westlawn Chapel, Mortuary and Crematory of Willcox.