Bobbie E. Reid, 83, of Zanesville, Ohio, died Friday, December 4, 2020 at Genesis Hospital, Zanesville.
He was born April 11, 1937 in Buckhannon, West Virginia, son of the late Christie and Alberta (Cochran) Reid.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Leonard Reid.
He was a United States Army Veteran who served during the Viet Nam War at Fort Bliss, Texas.
He is survived by his daughter, Krystina (Justin) Davidson of Zanesville; three sons: Jeremiah (Megan) Reid of Cambridge, James Reid and Jeff Reid, both of Willoughby; four grandkids: Maxwell and Shyann Reid of Cambridge, Kensley and Hunter Davidson of Zanesville; and his ex-wife, Cheryl Reid who he spent many loving years with.
Bob loved his grandchildren and nieces and nephew. He enjoyed going to the local restaurant and drinking his coffee and bullshitting with the guys. He never knew a stranger and would try to help anyone he could. He would always wave and say hello as you drove by. Bob loved driving semi and seeing the country.
A private graveside service will be held Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at 3 p.m. at Bailey Ridge Cemetery in Buckhannon, West Virginia.
There will be a celebration of life for Bobbie locally at a later date.
Military Graveside Honors will be conducted by the Upshur County Veterans Association.
Thorn-Black Funeral Home, Cambridge, in charge of arrangements.