Robert Reed Jr., aka “Bama” to his family, friends and community, was a lifelong resident of McIntosh. Born Nov. 27, 1945 to the union of the late Robert Reed Sr. and Mary Reed. Robert departed this life Friday, April 9, 2021 at Providence Hospital in Mobile.
To “Bama,” fishing was his passion, followed by cooking and frying all those fish he caught! But, he truly loved his children and grandchildren, and family gatherings were his absolute favorite.
Preceding him in death was his wife, Bertha Lang Reed; and two brothers, Johnny Lee and Richard Reed.
He leaves to cherish his memory a devoted companion, Elaine Smith; three children, Anthony Lang of Creola, Marilyn Lang of Tyler, Texas and Tanja (Dewayne) Reed of McIntosh; one stepson, Frederick (Marcina) Lang of Mobile; stepdaughter, Falesa Lang of Mt. Vernon; a devoted granddaughter, MyKeia (William) Ely; a devoted great-granddaughter, Myla Lang, all of San Antonio, Texas; four brothers, Frankie (Annie) Reed of Mt. Vernon, Arthur (Freda) Reed of Florence, Vernon (Cynthia) Reed of Oklahoma City, Okla., and William (Nichelle) Reed of Creola; three sisters, Luretha Reed, Flora Reed and Geneva Lewis, all of McIntosh; one uncle, Cleveland Abrams of McIntosh; a devoted cousin, Laura Norwood of Leroy; with a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, numerous relatives and devoted friends.
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