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John Perry Reed

July 21, 1941 November 12, 2021
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John Perry Reed of Central, SC passed away on Friday, November 12, 2021
Born in Barnwell, SC on July 21, 1941. He was the son of the late Harold William, Reed and Hattie Perry Reed. He was the grandson of John William Reed and Nan Beard Reed, and John Fletcher Perry and Edna Hathcock Perry. Mr. Reed is survived by numerous nieces and nephews and was predeceased by Doris Reed (Wilson) Rushton, Harold W. (Ann) Reed, Vernelle (Jay) Hair, Rev. Rubert R. (Ellen) Reed and Margie (Wesley) Deer.
Mr. Reed, graduated from Barnwell Public Schools. He received his undergraduate work at Anderson College and the University of South Carolina. He received his Master of Church Music Degree from Erskine Theological Seminary. He taught music and drama in the Barnwell Public Schools and Hammond Academy in Columbia, SC, He taught piano and church music for many years at Anderson University. He served as organist in several churches and most recently St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wahalla, SC. He was a founding member and teacher at the Oconee Conservatory of Fine Arts.
Memorials may be made to the church or organization of your choice. Funeral Services will be held on December 9, 2021 at 11:00AM in the St. James Anglican Church, at 150 Pascallas St., Blackville, SC 29817. The family will greet guest following the service at the Church. Graveside service will be held at 1:30PM in the Barnwell City Cemetery located on Cemetery Road in Barnwell, SC., by Fuller Park
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