Visitation for Eric Ardel Reed Sr., 53, Lawrence will be held at 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Tuesday April 18, 2017 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. He passed away Thursday, April 13, 2017 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Eric was born March 31, 1964 in the son of London Reed and Dolly (Blurton) Reed.
He was a cook at The University of Kansas.
Survivors include his life-long companion, Cynthia Wisdom; his sons, Eric A. Reed II, Derreick Newman, step-sons, Rudy Hilliard, Anthony Wisdom; two grandchildren, Michael Newman, Andraiya Revenew; two brothers, Randy Reed, Jeffery Reed; and one sister, Laura Joe Reed. He was preceded in death by his brother, Berry Lynn Austin.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Lawrence Memorial Dialysis Center and may be sent in care of the mortuary.
Online condolences may be posted at warrenmcelwain.com.