Lawrence Reid


(Nov. 18, 2006)

Lawrence Reid, 84, Powell, died Saturday, Nov. 18 in Billings Deaconess Hospital.

He was born May 23, 1922, in Burlington to James Douglas Reid and Amy Ann Tucker. He married Margaret Berry in Billings, Mont., on June 11, 1945 after returning from service in the European campaign of World War II. The family lived in Powell.

Mr. Reid was retired and enjoyed hobbies of metal fabrication, mechanical engineering and woodworking. He was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather and will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Survivors include his wife Margaret; sons Roy Reid of Powell and Danny (Rhonda) Reid of Sheridan; daughters Margaret Buchli (Calvin) of California and Linda Reid of Cody; brothers Hubert of Powell, Vern of Greybull and Ralph and Willy of Billings; sisters Josie Loudan of Worland, Jean DeGraide of Rhode Island and Cherry Dunaway of Kansas; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Harrison; and three brothers.

Cremation has taken place, and at his request there will be no memorial services. For those who wish, memorials to the Cancer Society would be appreciated by family.