Mr. William Michael Reed, known to everyone as “Mickey”, 71, of Ridgeland, passed away Friday, January 31, 2020 at his residence.
Mr. Reed was born July 4, 1948 in Walterboro and was a son of the late James Joseph Reed and Myrtle Stephens Reed. He was a fire fighter with North Charleston Fire Department and then Sea Pines Forrest Beach Fire Department. He owned and operated Natural Look Landscaping in Hilton Head and later, Safari Landscaping in Hilton Head. He later opened Mickey Motorsports, a high-performance automotive workshop. Mickey enjoyed drag racing, having won many awards, titles and competitions. He also served as the Chaplain at Carolina Dragway in Jackson. Mickey was a lay preacher, ministering in several churches.
Surviving are: his wife of 42 years, Edith Ann Linder Reed of Ridgeland; sister, Peggy Kolb and her husband Tim of Augusta, Georgia; sister-in-law, Sandy Reed; brothers-in-laws, Ricky Linder and his wife Laura, Buddy Gurganious and Joseph W. "Buddy" Rourk; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Edna Reed Simmons and her husband Jimmy, Helen Reed Rourk, Ruth “Shine” Gurganious; and a brother, James J. Reed, Jr.
Funeral services will be held at 3 o’clock, Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at The Brice Herndon Funeral Chapel, Walterboro. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Hendersonville Highway, Walterboro.
The family will receive friends Tuesday afternoon from 2 until the hour of service at THE BRICE W. HERNDON AND SONS FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATORY, WALTERBORO CHAPEL, 1193 Bells Highway, Walterboro, 843.538.5408. Visit the registry online at: www.briceherndonfuneralhome.com.
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