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John S. Reid

Obituary for John S. Reid

July 20, 1932 - September 18, 2019
San Antonio, Texas | Age 87


John S. Reid, age 87, passed away on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 in San Antonio, Texas. He was born in Austin, Texas on July 20, 1932 to Charlie and Dovie (Bates) Reid.

John grew up in Austin and after graduating from Austin High School, spent four years in the Navy. Upon his completion of service, he earned a degree in accounting from the University of Texas in Austin. While working his degree, he also married the love of his life, Barbara Templeton, in 1956. They then moved to San Antonio where he worked tirelessly for the IRS before his retirement after 30 years of service. Upon his retirement, he was able to enjoy spending time outdoors golfing with his friends, and loving and sacrificing for his growing family. Though not a choir member, John loved singing hymns and did so to the day of his passing.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Willie Reid, Melvin Reid and Robert Reid; sisters, Marie Williams, Lilly Montgomery and Bertha Mae Lee. John is survived by his wife, Barbara J. Reid; son, Aaron J. Reid; daughter, Kathleen D. Shelton and husband Robert; grandchildren, Nathan H. Reid, Allison D. Reid, Emily L. Jiang and husband Josh and Erica C. Ross and husband Jack; numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, September 19, 2019, at Porter Loring Mortuary North.

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San Antonio, TX 78232
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