Irel B. Reed, CSM/USA (ret.), 92, of Murfreesboro, passed away February 14, 2014.

Born in Oneida, he was preceded in death by his son, Irel Joseph Reed; and grandson, David Reed.

He served more than 33 years in the United States Army, serving in WWII and Vietnam.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Lillian Louise Sexton Reed, children: Wain (Lynn), Bart, Buddy (Tess), Heidi (Brian) Reed, and Lily (Andy) Shelton; half-sister, June (Chic) Wiseman; grandchildren: Erik, Matthew, Tanya, Manford, Nicole, Mitchell, Bryanna; great-grandchildren: Orlando, Stefano, Angelo, Dorean, Veronica, Alessia, Xander, and Rylee; and many other relatives.

Interment was conducted at Arlington National Cemetery, Washington, D. C.