Gerald Douglas Reid

March 19, 1960 - September 17, 2019

03/19/1960 - 09/17/2019

Past Services

Thursday September 19, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service
101 West 7th Street
Scotland Neck, NC 27874
Friday September 20, 2019
11:00 am
Sunnyside Cemetery
4764 US-258
Scotland Neck, NC 27874

Gerald Douglas Reid, age 59, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at Vidant Medical Center in Greenville.

Gerald was born in Halifax County, NC on March 19, 1960 to Macon Douglas and Doris Shearin Reid.  He was a loving husband, father, son, brother, brother-in-law, uncle, and friend.  Gerald worked as a Salesman for Adam’s Wholesale Company in Rocky Mount since 1994.  He was devoted to his family and greatly enjoyed meeting and talking to people.  Gerald’s favorite pastimes included playing golf, hunting, and fishing.  He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.

Gerald was preceded in death by his wife, Jamie Keeter Reid; and his father, Macon Douglas Reid.

He is survived by his daughter, Macon Tyler Peace Reid of Nashville; his son, James Douglas “J.D.” Reid of Pinetops; his mother, Doris Reid of Littleton; his sister, Robin Reid West and husband Tim of Greenville; his sister -in-law, Jacque Keeter of Scotland Neck; his brother-in-law, Jim Keeter of Scotland Neck; his mother-in-law, Pat Keeter of Scotland Neck; his niece, India Silverthorne of Fort Bragg; and his nephews, Zack Keeter and Max Keeter both of Scotland Neck.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service in Scotland Neck.

A celebration of life graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 20, 2019 at Sunnyside Cemetery in Scotland Neck.  The Reverend Hilton Jeffreys will be presiding.

Memorial contributions may be made directly to Camp Willow Run, 190 Mangum Lane, Littleton, NC 27850 or online by clicking here.

Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service in Scotland Neck is handling the arrangements for the Reid family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Johnny Evans
4 years ago

I am saddened to hear of Geralds passing. He was a great friend and always a joy to be around. Prayers to all of his family.

Martha Lancaster Barnes
4 years ago

God give his family love and grace through the days and weeks ahead. Lord be with his co workers too. Cherish the memories of good times.

Dru Richardson
4 years ago

Doris, Robin & family my sincere sympathy on your loss. Gerald was one of my office aides at EA and I loved all my EA kids. My thoughts & prayers are with you in the difficult days ahead. May God give you peace & comfort.

4 years ago

So very saddened to hear of the loss of Gerald. My prayers are with Macon, JD, and the rest of the family. So very sorry this has happened.

Margaret Hart
4 years ago

So sorry about the loss of Gerald. Prayers for you all. He was a regular when we had the restaurant in Pinetops and he never met a stranger, always friendly.

Lucille Stocks
4 years ago

So sorry for your families loss. We met Gerald while he was working with Adams Wholesale. He came to my dads station every week for 14 years once a week. He always had a smile on his face. Sending prayers for you all..

Edna Minton
4 years ago

Sorry for your loss. Love and miss y’all.

Connie and Johnny Williamson
4 years ago

Johnny and I are so sorry to hear this sad news. Macon and JD our thoughts and prayers are with you. The last time I saw your Dad was at the country club. He and I sat out on the porch and talked and rocked for a long time. I will cherish this special memory. If johnny and I can do anything for you and JD please let us know. My prayer is God will give you the strength, courage and peace will will need.

Coleman and Linda Webb
4 years ago

Macon and J. D. we are so sorry about Gerald. He and both of you are very special to me and Coleman We are there for you if you need us.

Joey Threewitts
4 years ago

Ms. Doris and Robin I’m so sorry to here the news of Gerald’s passing, i have been remembering all the things me and Gerald use to get into growing up together since i got the news yesterday