Monday, July 1, 2024

David J. Reed, 61

Wellsville, NY – David J. Reed, 61, of 60 Williams Avenue passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2024, at Jones Memorial Hospital with his family at his side.

He was born August 21, 1962, in Wellsville, the son of the late Arnold Llewelyn and Lena Ardell (Hunt) Reed.

David was raised in Wellsville and was a 1981 graduate of Wellsville High School. He was first employed by the Allegany County Job Track, and then he began his 31-year career with the Town of Wellsville, retiring in 2020. He was a social member of the Frank B. Church Post 2530 VFW, and the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 702He enjoyed his many trips to McDonalds, Modern Diner,the Town & Country Market in Allentown, and more recently, he appreciated his niece delivering tea from Beyoutiful Nutrition. He loved Bingo, scratch off and rip tickets, game showsNASCAR, dirt track racing, family vacations to Daren Lake, giving his health care providers a hard time, and he absolutely loved the BuffaloBills.

He is survived by two sisters, Kathleen M. Whitesell of Andover, and Peggy Lou (David) Dixon of Wellsvillenieces and nephewsAmanda WhitesellRacheal (Joe) Dickerson, (who was special to David) Timothy Whitesell, Sarah Whitesell,Jasmine (Ben) Williams, and Joshua Dixon, great nieces and nephews, Jayden Reed, Gavan Dickerson, Dawson Reed, Miakoda Reed, Natalie Dickerson, Abby Stoneham, Harper Dickerson, Emma Williams, and his beloved dog “Tank”. He was predeceased in addition to his parents by a niece, Elizabeth Reed, a brother-in-law, Milford Whitesell, and a great niece, Angel Whitesell.

Friends are invited to call on Friday, July 5, 2024, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm, and again on Saturday, July 6, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the J. W. Embser Sons Funeral Home Inc. in Wellsville. The funeral will follow at 1:00 pm Saturday with Rev. Calvin Densmore presiding. The burial will be in Yorks Corners Cemetery. Please consider memorial donations to the American Heart Association. To leave online condolences, please

1 comment:

  1. RIP
    Going to miss going to dinner with you when I was to lazy to cook and the help you gave me over the yrs