Hillary Joseph Reed, 63, was born in Lake Charles, and lived in Bridge City, for over 25 years. He loved fishing, hunting, riding motorcycles, along with wood and metal working in his shops. He retired from W. R. Grace & Co. in Sulphur.

He was preceded in death by his mother, father, two brothers and his sister.

He is survived by his wife Sally, his daughter Angela (Wayne) Souder of Wasola, MO’; Sally’s daughter Christen (Michael) Louderman of Pingree Grove, IL.; and his brother Eldon (Susanne) Reed of Bandera, TX.

He is also survived by a wonderful extended family that included Marla (Butch) Napier of Mauriceville and Greg Davidson of Nederland, which have continued to be a part of his life, seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter, several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Visitation will be from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at Cowboy Church of Orange County, with service beginning at 11:00 a.m., officiated by Pastor Dale Lee. Burial will be at Reed Cemetery in Basile, LA., at 3:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the parking lot fund of Cowboy Church of Orange County, 673 FM 1078, Orange, Texas 77632.