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William Reed

April 25, 1966 — March 25, 2017

William J. “Big Willie” Reed, 50, of Pleasant Hill, was born, April 25, 1966, in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of William T. and Sharon O. (Schenk) Reed.  He departed this life, Saturday, March 25, 2017, as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

He was a 1984, Smith-Cotton High School Graduate, Sedalia, Missouri.

Will was a Paver and Roller operator for Ideker Construction.  He enjoyed spending time at the lake, going to concerts, golfing, mushroom hunting, and an evening with all his friends at Roosters Bar & Grill.  He was a member of the Operators Union Local #101, Jewel Lodge #480, A.F. & A.M, and the Ararat Shrine Temple.

Will was preceded in death by his mother, Sharon Reed, on February 13, 2002.

He is survived by his father, Bill Reed of Pleasant Hill; other relatives and a host of many, many friends.

Visitation was held Friday, March 31, 2017, at the funeral home.

Graveside Masonic services were held Saturday, April 1, 2017, at the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Shriner’s Hospital and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080

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