Terry L. Reed, 67, of Junction City, died Thursday, March 12, 2020 at Geary Community Hospital. Terry was born January 20, 1953 in Cushing, Oklahoma, the son of Merel W. & Mary Jane (Porter) Reed.
Terry graduated from Perkins (Oklahoma) High School. He entered the U. S. Army shortly after graduation from high school, and served in the military a total of 20 years. He later worked as a civilian employ Heavy Equipment Inspector on Ft. Riley.
He was a member of the Earl C. Gormley, Post #46 of the American Legion, Junction City; and the Junction City Chapter of NARFE.
Terry married Mary Sterling on March 30, 1996 in Junction City. Mary survives. Other survivors include: a daughter, Lisa Johnson and her husband Tony, Manhattan; 3 step-daughters, Jennifer Sterling, Junction City, Kathy Sterling and life partner Nick Mattingly, Manhattan, and Laura Hoadley and her husband Evan, Olathe; a brother, Wayne Reed, Cushing, Oklahoma; 2 sisters, Carol Stephens, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, and Lois Swart, of Texas; 5 grandchildren; and 1 great grandson. Terry was preceded in death by his parents; and an infant sister, Mary Jane Reed.
Graveside services will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Highland Cemetery in Junction City. The family will greet friends on Monday, March 16, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be given in Terry's name to the Geary County Historical Society, 530 N. Adams St., Junction City, KS 66441; OR American Stroke Association, National Center, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, Texas, 75231.