Danny Reed


Danny Reed, 68, Annapolis, lost his battle with cancer and passed away Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. He was born Feb. 17, 1952, in Sullivan, the son of Doit & Shirley (Goodwin) Reed, both of whom preceded him in death. He married Tracey Bowen on Aug. 8, 1998, and they returned to the Annapolis area in 2008. In addition to his wife, Tracey, he is also survived by his daughter, Danielle Reed (Albert Grezeszak) of Georgetown, Ill.; brother, Mark (Cathy) Reed of Williamsport, Ind.; sister, Cheryl Miller (Scott Cherry) of Annapolis; as well as a number of beloved nieces, nephews, extended family members, and friends. Though Danny worked construction for a time, much of his professional career was spent serving his fellow man with both the Virginia and Illinois State Police. Following his retirement in 2012, he started a knife business and became active in the cutlery industry. Private family services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Illinois Concerns of Police Survivors, or “Illinois C.O.P.S.”, a non-profit organization which provides resources to assist in the rebuilding of the lives of surviving families of law enforcement officers killed in the line-of-duty. Checks may be sent to: PO Box #312, Sherman, IL 62684. The Goodwine Funeral Home in Robinson is in charge of arrangements.