Billy Dean Reed, 86, of Hickory, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021. at Jackson Purchase Medical Center.

He was of the Baptist faith, a retired employee of General Tire & Rubber Company and a retired farmer.

He is survived by one son, Greg Reed of Benton; one brother, Jimmy Ray Reed of Hardin; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Gough Reed; one son, Robert David Reed; one daughter, Rhonda Gail Wade; two brothers and two sisters. His parents were Clyde Bass and Jessie Filbeck Reed.

Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021, at Highland Park Cemetery. Rev. Keith Allred will officiate. Interment will follow.

Friends may call 11:30 a.m. — 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Byrn Funeral Home in Mayfield.

Memorial donations may be made to one’s own favorite charity.