Emil Paul Reid

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Emil Paul Reid

February 17, 1932 - October 27, 2018

Emil Paul Reid Emil Paul Reid, 86, of Locust Grove, Va., formerly of Lewisburg, Pa., was promoted to glory on Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018. He died at home in Locust Grove with his wife and daughter by his side.

Emil was a 1950 graduate of Upper Darby High School and joined the Navy where he fought in the Korean War.
He was employed by Duo-Fast Corporation as a salesman from 1969 to 1992 when he retired.
Emil enjoyed playing golf and was a member of the SVCC in Selinsgrove, Pa. He was an active member of Christian Missionary Alliance Church in Lewisburg, before moving to Virginia in 2014.
Everyone who knew Emil, knows what a great sense of humor he had. He was always ready to tell a joke and be the life of the party. He will truly be missed.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Concetta "Tina" Reid whom he married on Oct. 4, 1958; three children, James P. Reid of Barcelona, Spain, David W. Reid and wife Crystal E. Reid of Lewisburg, and Tina Ann Amador and husband Luis Amador of Locust Grove; and four grandchildren whom he loved very much, Luis Amador Jr., Brandon Reid, Danielle Amador and Nathaniel Reid.

No services are planned at the family's request.
Published on November 3, 2018
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Donna Laquintano
Nov 05, 2018
Uncle Emil, you were my special uncle, always with a joke and a laugh and lots of love. I'm so glad you are now entertaining my dad and his brothers and sisters, my sister Dianne and John around a heavenly picnic table at a wonderful reunion! Love and miss you always!
Lynn Kachmarik
Nov 04, 2018
Sending so many prayers and our love to Tina and the entire family. We loved Emil so much as well as Tina as family. It was so hard moving to Indiana as we left behind our family, your mom and dad! Please know we are sending hugs, memories and love!
Gwen Tolley Lemmerman
Nov 04, 2018
Prayers for peace and comfort to all of you. I am so thankful that we were neighbors and became friends. What a special family, I have so many wonderful memories. Tina, you and Emil always left me smiling and I smile now as I think of you both - I am sure that Emil is stirring things up in heaven. Love and hugs to all.
Sharon n Dean Lusby
Nov 03, 2018
David, Crystal and family. Emil was an amazing man, husband, father and beloved grandfather. Remembering his smile and laugh and enthusiasm for life are so easy. Prayers for you and your family through this time. We know Emil is at his final home and at peace with our heavenly Father telling jokes and waiting for us to come on home. Praying for peace during this time. Love you all, may God bless you and keep you safe.
Cathy Hoekman
Nov 03, 2018
Emil was a dear friend of our family and will be miss by all of us! He’s up in heaven with Bill Prichett watching over us all! 💗
Andy Laquintano
Nov 03, 2018
Fun, funny, fun loving. Always smiling. Always ready with a joke. That being said, for me, he always had time to talk seriously if I asked. And we did. He did something very special for me years ago that I will never forget. I don't think he realized how much it meant. Thank you uncle Emil. I will miss you but the Lord has welcomed you home.
Dee Sheehan
Nov 03, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss. Uncle Emil will be missed. You are all in Don and I thoughts and prayers
Skeeter and Betsy Marcum
Nov 03, 2018
Our thoughts and Prayers for your family, what a loving father. May your loving memories comfort you all.
Colleen and Michael
Nov 03, 2018
Always ready with a laugh, always a gracious and generous host... the world has lost some fun.