AMerican Veteran 11

Dale Reed

October 12, 1934 ~ July 17, 2020 (age 85)

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Thomas Dale Reed, 85, of West Siloam Springs passed away Thursday, July 16, 2020 at his daughter’s home.


Dale was born on October 12, 1934 in Eminence, Missouri. He was the son of Thomas Marion Reed and Varde Nique Wilkerson Reed. He was a machinist working many years for the Waukesha Cutting Tools Company. Dale was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He enjoyed fishing, camping, woodworking and had coached Little League and Babe Ruth baseball for many years in Siloam Springs including being the President of the Siloam Springs Little League Association.


He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers and sisters.


He is survived by one son Joe Reed and wife Rhonda of West Siloam Springs; two daughters, Terri Long and husband Dean of Siloam Springs and Susan Ruede of Siloam Springs; nine grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.


Visitation will be held at the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home on Monday, July 20, 2020 from 5:00pm to 8:00 pm. Per the Arkansas Governors mandate, guests will be required to wear a mask. Services are entrusted to the Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home of Siloam Springs. To sign online guestbook please go to




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July 20, 2020

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