William P. Reed III
William Paul Reed III, of O’Fallon, Missouri, born in Martinsburg, Feb. 7, 1969, went Home to his Lord and Savior Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Naomi and William Paul Reed Sr. and Iley O. and Charlotte H. Weller and his uncle, Mark Reed. Will is survived by his wife of nearly eight years, Elizabeth Reed (nee Brandenburg); daughter, Hannah Reed; stepdaughter, Emily Frattarelli; stepson, Drew (Ashley) Daniel; parents, William Paul Reed Jr. and Elaine Reed; in-laws, Jody and Janne Brandenburg and Elizabeth’s mother, Susan D. Brandenburg; sister, Beth (Scott) Chapman; brother-in-law, Joel (Ana) Brandenburg; nieces and nephews, Nick, Andrew, and Amber Chapman; niece and nephew, Joseph and Brooke Brandenburg; great-nephew, Atlas Brandenburg; and dear, dear friend to many.
Will was a class of 1987 graduate from Jefferson High School in West Virginia where he was the president of the Future Farmers of America. He earned his Bachelors and Master’s degrees from Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, specializing in computer science. Will’s resume was remarkable, and his career at RGA, was by far his favorite. He adored and respected his colleagues, peers and teammates at RGA, especially those who shared his great love of God and Country. Will loved the Lord and was a faithful member of 2Rivers Church in O’Fallon, Missouri where his talents with technology were effortlessly given and utilized in helping the production team with anything needed. He was passionate about 2Rivers Church charities and had planned on taking his daughters on a future Haiti Mission trip. What Will loved the most was recording and editing the testimonies and baptism videos, as he was truly inspired by the stories he was able to witness.
Will was a master hunter and fisherman, and thoroughly enjoyed spending time outdoors hunting deer, turkey, elk, and wild boar. Will was a quiet and intelligent man who selflessly was always there to help people. He didn’t want recognition for all the good deeds he completed. The love of his life was his wife Elizabeth. Their life was filled with fun, love, and happiness and especially the Lord. William will certainly be missed but will be lovingly remembered by everyone who had the honor to have known him.
Services were held at Bolivar Pentecostal Church, 87 Old Taylor Lane, Harpers Ferry, WV, with the Rev. B.G. Turner officiating 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18. Viewing will be held 10-11 a.m. Interment will follow in Rosedale Cemetery in Martinsburg. Memorial contributions may be made to 2Rivers Church, 88 Hubble Dr., O’Fallon, MO 63368 (Haiti Mission or Video Production).
Condolences can be sent to www.rosedalefuneral.com.