Wayne Michael Reed

Wayne Michael Reed, 59, of Harrisville, W.Va., died on Monday, Oct. 7, 2013, at Eagle Point.

He was born May 4, 1954 in Wood County, to the late Edward and Mildred (Parker) Reed.

Wayne worked for over 10 years at CSX Transportation as a railroad worker. He enjoyed the outdoors, gardening, family get togethers, deer hunting, long rides in the country, children, playing baseball and playing football for the PHS Big Reds. He loved cooking and he was very good at it.

He is survived by his loving companion of over 30 years, Eva Riffle; two sisters, Patricia Swearingen (John) of Walker, W.Va. and Mary C. Beha (Ron) of Walker, W.Va.; one brother, Kester B. Reed of Carrollton, Ohio; one very special nephew, Rodney Swearingen; mother-in-law, Helen Riffle; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Edward D. Reed.

Visitation will be Thursday, Oct. 10, from 6-8 p.m. at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg. A graveside service will be held on Friday, Oct. 11, at Walker Cemetery beginning at 11 a.m. Friends are invited to meet at the funeral home Friday at 10:15 a.m. to process to the cemetery together.

Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.leavittfuneralhome.com