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Danny Michael Reed

August 15, 2022

Posted 8/16/22

Danny Michael Reed, 79, of Shelbyville passed from this life Monday, August 15, 2022 at Vanderbilt-Wilson County Hospital.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, August 18, in the Chapel …

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Danny Michael Reed

August 15, 2022

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Danny Michael Reed, 79, of Shelbyville passed from this life Monday, August 15, 2022 at Vanderbilt-Wilson County Hospital.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, August 18, in the Chapel of Doak-Howell Funeral Home with Pastor Bobby McGee officiating. Burial will follow at Willow Mount Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m.

Born September 30, 1942 in Nashville, he was the son of the late Thomas J. and Frances Elaine Moses Reed. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Mary Ann Vandagriff Reed; and daughter, Kelly Reed.

Danny was a 1960 graduate of Shelbyville Central High School and attended MTSU. In 1966 he would be drafted by the U.S. Army to serve in Vietnam. After his deployment he and his wife Mary Ann lived in Italy for 1 year, where he was stationed in the Army. After Italy, they moved back to Shelbyville and started their family by having two daughters, Dana and Kelly. He was a second -generation owner of Reed Electric Motor Company, but retired to care for his wife after she was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. In his free time he enjoyed cars, especially his 1964 Corvette, and maintaining his yard. He absolutely adored his grandchildren, loving every minute with them especially their trips to Disney World. He attended Fairlane Church of Christ and was a member of the Jaycees. 

He is survived by: daughter, Dana (Phillip) Edwards, of Shelbyville; grandchildren, Sydnee, Aiden, and Ryan Edwards; brothers, Lucian (Nancy) Reed of Nashville and Myles (Betty) Reed of Normandy; sister, Marshon (John) Tinnon of the Flat Creek community; also many nieces and nephews.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in loving memory of Danny’s late wife, Mary Ann Reed at www.alz.org or by mail: 478 Craighead St., Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37204.

Doak-Howell Funeral Home is serving the family.                                                              

www.doakhowellfuneralhome.com                                      

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