Richard George Reid

RICHARD GEORGE REID, 60, Hayden, died Feb. 18, 2016. An avid NASCAR fan, he watched his first race when it was the Winston 500, following the racing circuit ever since. A retired auto mechanic by trade, he was of the Baptist faith. Predeceasing him were father Hugo Douglas Reid, brother Randall Douglas Reid, and grandparents Ralph and Clara Cote’and Byron and Agnes Creel.

Surviving are mother Alyce Joyce Reid, Hayden; cousins Freida Reid, Dennis Reid; uncle Allen Creel; nieces and nephews; cats Kissy Kat and Molly.

Memorial services were held at 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 21 at Blount County/Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel with burial at Graves Gap Cemetery.