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Ashley Reid

February 7, 1924 — April 11, 2020


Ashley D. Reid, age 96, of Cliffside, passed away Saturday, April 11, 2020 at Holly Springs Senior Citizens Home.

Ashley was born February 7, 1924 in Spartanburg County to the late Nathaniel B. Reid and Eudora Greene Reid. He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a veteran of World War II.  Ashley was the co-owner and operator of Reid’s Department Store which would later become Reid’s Mini Storage. He was a member of Cliffside United Methodist Church and enjoyed golfing and playing checkers.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of sixty-eight years, Virginia “Ginny Anne” Reid and brother, Calvin “Blackie” Reid.

Those left to honor his memory include one son, Allan Reid (Diane) of Cliffside; two grandchildren, Michelle Blanton (Bill) and Candice Edwards (Tyson) all of Cliffside; three great-grandchildren, Savannah Edwards, Sully Edwards, Aaron Blanton and two nephews, Jeff Reid of Lincolnton and Steve Branch of Maryland.

A private graveside service will be conducted at Cliffside Cemetery with Reverend Robert Hodgens officiating.

Memorial donations are requested to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043 or to Holly Springs Senior Citizens Home, 1881 Big Island Road, Rutherfordton, NC  28139.

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