Charley Miles Reed, Jr. died February 18, 2022, in Wayne, Oklahoma at the age of 72 years 5 months 2 days. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 AM, Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Lexington Cemetery, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.
Charley was born September 16, 1949, in Lindsay, Oklahoma to Charley and Beulah (Shepard) Reed. He was raised in Lindsay, Westville and Bradley, graduating from Bradley in 1967. On July 12, 1968, he married Helen Idlett in Lexington, Oklahoma. They had 6 children before they separated as friends in 1994. Charley enjoyed traveling, tinkering, and learning. He took many courses at the vo-tech. Charley loved music, and playing the guitar, and often times could be seen playing at the Senior Citizens Center. He enjoyed wheeling and dealing, going to flea markets, and telling a good dad joke. Charley worked in the electronics field, putting in radio towers, and fixing, selling, and chatting on ham radios.
Charley is preceded in death by his father, Charley Reed; his mother, Beulah Shepard Reed Conley; his son, Scott Reed; his brother, Danny Reed; and his sister, Barbara Moshe. Survivors include his daughter, Charlotte Hamm and husband, Woody of Lexington; his daughter, Crystal Givens and husband, Curtis of Noble; his daughter, Jennifer West and husband, Chris of Purcell; his son, Russell Reed and wife, Lanecia of Lexington; his daughter, LaKrisha Northrup and husband, Reuben of Colorado; his 16 grandchildren, Colbi, Kaleb, Taylor, Brian, Morgan, Dylan, Mason, Jasmine, Colter, Carter, Zeke, Xander, Molly, Quentin, Maggie, Avery; his 2 great grandchildren, Hazel and Knightley; his siblings, Pat Reed of Texas, Frances Lewis of Kingfisher, Beulah Smith of Kingfisher; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.