Johnny Franklin Reed, 76, of Martinsville, Virginia passed away Thursday, May 6, 2021, at his residence. He was born November 15, 1944, in Welch, West Virginia to the late John and Margaret Reynolds Reed. He proudly served his country in the United States National Guard and had been employed with Century Link for over 42 years. He coached basketball, baseball and football for over 30 years in the county.
Mr. Reed is survived by his wife, Brenda Patterson Reed; daughter, Heather Reed Rakes (Anthony); son, John Franklin Reed (Carol); sisters, Molly Shelton (Mike) and Ginger Agee (Mike); grandchildren, Eli Rakes, Landon Reed and Collin Reed; and five nieces.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 23, 2021, at 2:00 P. M. at Wright Funeral Service Chapel with Jimmy Bousman officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Reed to Mountain Valley Hospice, 730 E. Church Street, Martinsville, VA 24112.
Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.wrightfuneralservices.net