He was a member and a deacon of the Payne Gap Freewill Baptist Church. Reed owned and operated West Liberty Coal Company until he retired. He was a senior relations adviser for Life-Care Ambulance Service in Lynch.
Reed is preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Francis Baker Reed; two brothers, James Reed and Columbus Reed; two sisters, Nellie Baker and Pina Bentley; and one granddaughter, Karen Dianne Reed.
Survivors include his wife, Mac Whitaker Reed, Payne Gap; three sons, Arthur Reed and Paul Reed, both of Manchester, Tenn.; and Jimmy Reed, Elkhart, Ind.; one daughter, Betty Carol Vanover, Brandenburg; one brother, Tony Reed, Tupelo, Miss.; four half-sisters, Reba Hall, Nancy Reed, Mary Wright and Carlena Reed, all of Letcher County; one half-brother, Chuck Reed, Letcher County; 10 grandchildren: Anthony Vanover, Louisville; Stephanie Vanover, Lynch; Tammy Reed, Indianapolis, Ind.; Paula Reed, Elkhart, Ind.; Darrel, Roger, Doug, Dewayne and Dewey Reed and Trina Holder, all of Manchester, Tenn.; and several great-grandchildren.
Visitation was on Thursday at the Payne Gap Freewill Baptist Church in Jenkins.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. at the church with the Rev. Hollis Bevins officiating.
Burial will follow in Laurel Fork Cemetery in Payne Gap.
Life-Care employees will serve as pallbearers.
Cumberland Valley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.