Mr. Russell D. “Rusty” Reed, age 73, Jonesborough, died Sunday, August 29, 2021 at his residence.
Mr. Reed was a native of Johnson City and had resided in Jonesborough for 47 years. He was the son of the late Clifford D. Reed and Bessie D. Bacon. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Mailan Reed and a brother, Roger Reed.
He was a United States Navy Veteran having served during the Vietnam War.
Mr. Reed was owner and operator of Reed Electric Company for 30 years.
Survivors include his loving wife of 53 years, Nhu Thuong Thi “Maily” Reed; daughters, Mailee Reed and fiancée Troy Baker, Dr. Mailien Rogers and Mike Rogers and Mylinh Dockery and Barry Dockery; sons, Steve Reed, and Phillip Reed, PharmD, and wife Holly Reed; brother, H.C. Reed; and twelve grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Private graveside services will be conducted at Mountain Home National Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Steve Reed, Phillip Reed, Mike Rogers, Troy Baker, Carson Reed, Cash Reed, Meryck Rogers and Carl Dockery.
To my dear friend, Mailee and her family, Many thoughts and prayers are continued for you and your family. Love to you all
Although I had not gotten to know Russell, I am saddened by his passing. I know he had suffered for a long time. Prayers for all of you going through this.
Jennifer and Johnathon King
We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers of comfort for your family. We love you all very much.
While I never had the privilege to meet Mr. Reed, I worked with Phillip and he told good stories about his dad. I know he will be greatly missed. My condolences to the entire family.
Just heard about Russell. Our friendship spans over 40 years. He would always go out of his way to help you. The family is in my prayers.
My deepest sympathy and condolences to Philip and all your family and friends may he sleep with the angels in peace
I so hated to hear this news. My heart goes out to all of the family. You will be in my prayers as you go through this trying time and the days to come.
My heart goes out to the family in the passing of their husband,dad and little papaw. He was very loved by all. Prayers for comfort