Robert L. Reed

November 29, 1952 ~ February 18, 2020 (age 67)


Lifelong, Goodland, KS resident, Robert Lynn Reed, 67, passed away on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood, CO.

He was born on November 29, 1952 in Scott City, KS to Lavern Dale and Shirley Maxine (Rapier) Reed.  He was one of 5 children.  Robert attended school in Goodland.

Robert had three children; Brian, Shawn and Kerri.  He worked for the Sugar Beet Factory, City of Goodland as a cemetery caretaker and then a parks groundskeeper for many years.  He was also part of the Sherman County Sherriff’s Reserve.  He enjoyed hunting, fishing, muscle cars, playing the lottery, drinking coffee at the Cowboy Corner, driving around town, and most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Surviving family includes his children Brian Pettit of Denver, Colorado, Shawn Reed of Manhattan, KS and Kerri (Jr.) Vasquez of Goodland, KS.  He is also survived by his grandchildren Haley, Melinda and Nat Vasquez, Kiley, Austin and Brandon Pettit and Taylor Owings and his great granddaughter Dahlia Hunter; three brothers Barry (Dianna) Reed of Alliance, NE, David (Denise) Reed of Lee’s Summit, MO and Ronnie (Debbie) Reed of Goodland, KS, and one sister Teresa (Brian) Vance of Wray, CO. 

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February 24, 2020

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Koons-Russell Funeral Home
211 N. Main Ave.
Goodland, Kansas 67735

Funeral Service
February 25, 2020

1:30 PM
Koons-Russell Funeral Home
211 N. Main Ave.
Goodland, Kansas 67735


Goodland Cemetery
510 N. Main Ave.
Goodland, Kansas 67735


Robert Reed Memorial Fund
and may be left at the services or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland KS 67735

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