VAN ALSTYNE — Graveside services for Benjamin Cecil Reed, 96, of McKinney, will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29 at Laurel Land Memorial Park in Dallas. He passed away Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, in McKinney. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28 at Scoggins Funeral Home in Van Alstyne.

Mr. Reed was born December 19, 1921 to Allen and Onie Sim Dewey, in Kileen, Texas.

He served in the United States Air Force and was a retired auto mechanic and a member of the First Baptist Church in McKinney.

He is survived by his wife, Leola Reed of McKinney; son, James Reed of McKinney; and sisters, Alma McElain and Elsie Keele.

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