Don married Beverly Jean Allen 9 Jun 1948 in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. Don and Bev have six children.
- George Allen Reid
- Debra Reid
- Becky Reid
- Chris D Reid
- Tamara Reid
- Scot H Reid
Don and Bev lived in Roy, Weber County, Utah for much of their married life. They moved to Arizona for a brief time to enjoy their retired years until they returned to Utah where they could be closer to their children after Don’s health began to fail.
Don died on 20 Jun 2003 in Ogden, Weber, Utah. He is buried in the Clinton City Cemetery, Clinton, Davis County, Utah.
DONALD HOLT REID OBITUARY
Donald H Reid passed away with his family at his side on June 20, 2003 at the age of 76 from an on-going illness of Parkinson ’s Disease.
He is the son of George S. Reid and LaVon Holt Reid, born on June 3, 1927 in Clinton, Utah.
He is survived by his wife, six children, 30 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. His wife Beverly and children: Allen Reid, McCall, ID; Debra (Kenneth), Roy, UT; Becky Reid, Oren, UT; Chris (Lisa) Reid, Clinton, UT; Tammy (Evan) Parker, Hooper, UT; Scot (Shauna) Reid, Kaysville, UT. Also surviving are four brothers: C. Richard, G. Stephen, Paul, and Stanford.
He was a prominent resident of Roy, Utah for 35 years and later became snowbirds for 14 enjoyable years in Surprise, Arizona. He was a Navy World War II veteran and retired from the Holbrook Company after many years of service. He was a member of the LDS Church serving in many capacities including Bishop, High Council, Ward Clerk, Stake YM Pres., and Boy Scout Leader.
He was married in the Salt Lake Temple to Beverly on June 9, 1948 by Joseph Fielding Smith.
Don was known for his work ethic, dedication and mostly by his countless hours of service to others. He greatly enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, boating, camping, hunting, traveling with his family and friends.
He is known by many and loved by all who knew him. The family wishes to thank those who have lovingly cared for him at Manor Care, Hospice for Utah, and Hospice of the Valley in AZ and all his good friends and family who helped him through his illness.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, June 24, 2003 at 11 a.m. at the Roy 2nd Ward Chapel, 5127 South 2400 West with Bishop Chris Reid officiating. Friends may call on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Myers Mortuary in Roy, 5685 South 1900 West and on Tuesday at the church from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. prior to services. Internment, Clinton City Cemetery.
BEVERLY JEAN ALLEN REID OBITUARY
Beverly Jean Allen Reid (September 20, 1930 ~ June 3, 2011)
ROY – Beverly Jean Allen Reid passed peacefully away in her home on her sweetheart’s birthday Friday, June 3, 2011 surrounded by her loving family at the age of Eighty. Bev was born September 20, 1930 in Ogden Utah to Kenneth and Leona Wagstaff Allen; older sister to John K. (Jack) Allen.
Raised in Ogden as a child, Beverly later moved with her family to Sunset where she graduated from Davis High school in 1948. Beverly was sealed to Donald Holt Reid on June 9, 1948 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They were happily married 55 years; Don passed away in June of 2003.
Beverly was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints serving in many capacities such as Primary President, Young Women’s Counselor, Relief Society Counselor, and especially enjoyed serving over 20 years as Home Making Leader in the Roy 2nd Ward.
Beverly was very talented and loved sewing and make crafts. She enjoyed making Christmas gifts for each of her children and grandchildren; and was known to wear many of her hand made clothes. It was often said that she could make something out of nothing. Beverly was fun loving with a keen sense of humor and had the ability to make light of any tough situation. Her and Don enjoyed traveling together and she loved shopping for a bargain.
Bev and Don lived in Roy Utah for over 30 years. It was here where they raised their family of six children and she had many friends that she loved. After Don retired, they moved to Surprise Arizona during the winters where she enjoyed more friendships and returned to Utah for the summer months. Beverly had a zest for life and a love for the people around her. After the passing of her husband Don, she was diagnosed with Inclusion Body Myositis and slowly declined physically, yet continued to enjoy life with friends and family and developed an expertise in genealogy and family history work. Her passion to search out family ancestors brought countless blessings to many and is a great part of her life’s legacy.
Beverly is survived by six children, George Allen Reid (McCall, Id), Debra (Kenneth) Arave (Roy), Becky Reid (Park City), Chris (Lisa) Reid (Clinton), Tamera Parker (Chris) Bell (Kaysville) and Scot (Shauna) Reid (Logan). She leaves behind 30 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. She is also survived by her brother Jack, brothers’ in law Stephen (Pat) Reid, Paul (Colleen) Reid, Stan (Pattie) Reid and a special friend Loren Jensen. Bev was preceded in death by her husband Don, son-in-law Evan Parker, two grandchildren, brother in law Richard Reid and sisters’ in law Ila and Carolyn Reid.
Bev wishes to thank those who cared for her in her last years of life; Dr. Johnny Cook, Trudy and Lola along with those at Legacy Village Assisted living.
Funeral services will be held Monday, June 6, 2011 at 11:00 a.m., at Clinton 11th Ward, 1448 West 1800 North, Clinton, Utah.
A viewing will be held Sunday, June 5, 2011 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., at Myers Roy Mortuary, 5865 South 1900 West, Roy, Utah, and on Monday from 9:45 – 10:45 a.m., prior to services at the church.
Interment will be at the Clinton City cemetery.