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Darrin Reed


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Posted Online: April 01, 2013, 7:53 pm
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Darrin L. Reed, 44, of Woodhull, died Saturday, March 30, 2013, at Heartland Health Care Center in Galesburg, after a courageous 7 1/2-year battle with brain cancer.
Services are 2 p.m., Friday, April 5, at Alpha United Methodist Church. Burial is at Woodhull Cemetery. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home, Woodhull, where memorials may be left to the Alpha Methodist Church or his children's college education fund. Online condolences can be made at petersonwallinknox.com.
He was born Sept. 14, 1968, in Galesburg, to Dale and Nancy Ingram Reed. He graduated from AlWood High School in 1986 and received his associate degree in electronics from Southern Illinois University. Darrin married Erica Barton June 17, 2000, in Alpha.
He was employed at Bob's TV & Appliance, Kewanee, Microage, Galesburg, and as a test technician at Maytag, Galesburg, until it closed in 2003. Darrin then received his certificate in web design from Black Hawk College.
He was a member of the Alpha United Methodist Church. He enjoyed watching movies, science fiction, fixing cars, riding his motorcycle, computers, video gaming, Wii, entertaining people and making them laugh, and especially enjoyed his children.
He is survived by his wife, Erica; one daughter, Leah, one son, Devin, both at home; his parents, Dale and Nancy Reed, Galesburg; brother, Gary Reed, Galesburg; three nieces and one nephew, Elizabeth, Jennifer, Jaiden and Jared Reed; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Gary and Judy Barton, Alpha; sister-in-law, Gail (Colin) McNiece and their children, Ella, Cole and Neala, all of Scituate, Mass.















 



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