Lawrence Reed, 77, a 40-year Rock - away resident, died October 21.
Reed was born in Lynchburg, Vir - ginia, but was stationed in Fort Tilden following his service in the U.S. Army in the Korean War. He settled in Rock - away and remained until 1994 when he returned to Virginia.
Reed is preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth (nee Simms).
He is survived by his sons, Robert (Cookie), and Dan (Patricia); daughter, Margaret Vrooman (Mark); and grandchildren, Jenny, Robert, and Maegen Reed. Funeral arrangements and in - terment remained private.