Calvert "Cal" Rex Reed, 63, of Amarillo passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017. Family and friends will gather to celebrate his life at 2:00 pm, Wednesday, December, 20, 2017 in LaGrone Blackburn Shaw Coulter Road Chapel. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Arrangements are under the personal care of LaGrone Blackburn Shaw Funeral Directors, 8310 S. Coulter Road.
Cal was born on December 7, 1954 in Amarillo to Kenneth Rex and Billie Jo Reed. He grew up in Amarillo where he attended local schools. He married Elizabeth Puckett on March 26, 1977. Cal worked as a mechanic at Kwik Kar. He enjoyed playing cards, football, dominoes, putt putt golf, cooking, fishing, and family activities. Cal will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Garre Reed and a grandson, Tuan Nguyen.
Cal is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Reed; three daughters, Melissa Reed, Angie Reed, and Christy Fredericks and husband, David; a son, Chris Reed and wife Danielle; a brother Kenny Reed and wife Ramona; a sister, Nancy Kidd and husband, Doug; 13 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and numerous uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.
Family will receive guests on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the funeral home.