CARLTON DANIEL REED, JR.
Carlton D. Reed, Jr., 87, of Cass City died following a short illness Saturday, March 10, 2018 in Medilodge, Cass City. He was born June 19, 1930 in Cass City the first of four boys born to Carl Daniel and Adeline (Middleton) Reed, Sr. He married Rosalie Joan Uhl, August 23, 1952 in Unionville. She died October 23, 2003.
Carlton graduated from Cass City High School. He worked at the family business, Reed and Sons Butcher Shop, until about 1977. He worked as Sugarend Foreman for Michigan Sugar Company in Caro until his retirement in 1995. Carlton and his family enjoyed many summers in the Tawas City area, fishing, camping and visiting craft sales. He enjoyed playing dominoes and cards especially Pinochle, Euchre and Pepper. Carlton was a talented woodworker making many craft pieces and craft furniture. He enjoyed watching Westerns on television like Gunsmoke and the Rifleman. In later years he would visit David in his garage where he would offer an opinion or two on the wood project David was working on.
Carlton is survived by his children: David (Linda) Reed of Deford, Duane (Jeanette) Reed of Washington, Jeffery (Terri) Reed of Royal Palm Beach, FL; grandchildren: Jeremy Reed, Patrick (Alexandra) Reed, Danielle Reed, Samantha Reed, Brianna Reed, Heather Reed; great granddaughter, Evelyn; brothers: Dale (Janet) Reed of Vassar, Charles Reed of Cass City; several nieces and nephews. Carlton will also be remembered by his special friend, Gladys Brigham and her dog, Crooks. He is preceded in death by his young brother, Phillip Reed.
Funeral service held 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2018 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City with Debra L. Kranz, Funeral Service Celebrant, officiating. Memorials may be made to Rawson Memorial Library. Interment is in Novesta Township Cemetery. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and stories with the family at www.kranzfuneralhome.com.
Visitation: 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, March 12, 2018 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City
12 to 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2018 in Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
Debra L. Kranz (989) 872-2195
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