Harry Alexander Reid, Jr.

Harry Reid Obit PicHarry Alexander Reid, Jr. was born on September 4, 1922 in Magnolia, Arkansas to Harry A. Reid Sr. and Madge Davies Reid. His mother died in childbirth and he was raised with the help of his grandparents, Andrew Alexander Reid I and Mary Bird Reid and his aunt and uncle, Ruth and John Warnock and his cousin Mary Ann. Mary Ann was like a sister and Harry remained close to her and her family, husband Billy Morgan and son’s John and Steve Morgan. Harry’s dad remarried in time and he became very close to his stepmother Hazel.

Harry served in the United States Army, 138th Ordinance Heavy Maintenance Company, enlisting October 24, 1945. Harry married Manda B Foster on January 15, 1949. He was well known and respected throughout South Texas having owned and operated the Kenedy Feed Store.

Harry is survived by his wife, Manda B. Reid, a daughter Stephanie Hazel and husband Dale Luke Sr. of Spring, TX and son, Andrew Alexander Reid II and wife Shirley of San Antonio, TX. His grandchildren are Amanda Luke, Alexander Reid and Harrison Reid. His step grandchildren are Amy Moreno and Dale Luke Jr. and step great grandchild Jackson Moreno.

Harry became a Christian at an early age and was baptized in the First Baptist Church in Magnolia, Arkansas. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Kenedy, Texas.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 10 at Eckols Funeral Home at 10 am. A viewing will be held at Eckols on Friday, October 9 from 6 – 8 pm.