October 27, 2022
Ronald Lee Reed, the son of Lloyd V. Reed and Blanche H. (Sharp) Reed, was born on Sept. 14, 1942, in Flagler, Colo. He died on Oct. 22, 2022, at Smith Center Health and Rehab in Smith Center, Kan.
Ronald was one of nine children born to Lloyd and Blanche. He was raised on a farm south of Flagler, Colo. He graduated from Flagler High School in 1960. He was united in marriage to Dianna Faye Rogers on Sept. 22, 1963, in Flagler. To this union was born two children.
Ron joined the Colorado State Patrol in 1966, where he served for 11 years. He then took a position with Colowyo Coal Mine in...