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Raymond Lionel Reed a native of New Orleans, LA, entered into eternal rest on October 7, 2020 at the age of 73. He was a proud graduate of Walter L. Cohen Sr. High School in the graduating class of 1968. He was a Longshoreman with the International Longshoremen Association Local 3000 until he retired in 2019 after 47 years of dedicated service. He is preceded in death by his parents Alfred Reed, Sr., and Mabel Margin Reed; and siblings Alfred Reed, Jr., and Iola Southhall. He leaves to cherish his memory his siblings Barbara Andrews, Riley Williams, Sr. (Dorothy), Robert Reed Sr. (Cynthia), Emelda Price (Leonard), and a host of nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends whom he loved dearly.
Due to the Government Social Distancing Guidelines, the family prepares for a private service, however a public visitation will be held on Saturday, October 17, 2020 from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM at D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave. followed by a private funeral service. MASKS are required to enter the church. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home. Please visit to sign the online guestbook, share memories and condolences to the family.