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Arthur ‘Buck’ Reid

Arthur Guy (Buck) Reid, 79 of Maywood died Monday, March 5, 2018 at his residence.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Friday at Edgewood Baptist Church with the Rev. Ardell Polk and Dr. Jeff Brown officiating. Burial will be held in Edgewood Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., Thursday at Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green.

Buck was born Nov. 8, 1938 in Cyrene, the son of Robert Guy and Hazel Marguerite Johnson Reid. He married Willa Rae Johnson at the Second Baptist Church in Bowling Green Feb. 22, 1964. She survives.

Other survivors include a daughter, Melissa Luttrull and husband, Rick of Lewistown; a son, Dale Reid of Macon; grandchildren, Ashton, Sydney and Luke Luttrull, Faith and Cash Reid; a brother, Dean Reid of Louisiana; nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Morris Reid.

Buck lived in Pike County most of his life and spent the last seven years in Maywood to be close to family. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Ewing, and had trusted Christ as his Savior as a young boy. Buck served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War, spending time in Germany.

He was a farmer, taking care of grain and livestock. He also spent 29 years with the Missouri Dept. of Transportation at the Eolia shed in maintenance and as a maintenance supervisor, winning several safety awards.

Buck enjoyed farming, camping and spending time with his grandchildren.

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