Mitch Reed

Mitchell O’Neal Reed of Albertville passed away at Emory University Hospital on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at the age of 60.

He was born on August 20, 1960, in Guntersville, Ala., and was a loving brother and father of four children. He was handsome, well-dressed, and always filled the room with laughter.

He received his computer science degree from the University of Northern Alabama in 1982.

Mitch loved to cook for his friends and family. He was warm and inviting, always celebrating those he loved. He was known for his humor and gentle spirit. He loved his children deeply and will be remembered as a devoted and gracious father.

Mitch was preceded in death by his father, Welton Reed; mother, Janette Gilmore; stepfather, James Gilmore; stepbrother, Jimmy Gilmore; and son, Matthew Reed.

He is survived and lovingly remembered by his son, Christopher Reed; daughters, Elizabeth Reed and Morgan Reed; sisters, Donna Okelley (Mac) and Susan Jones (Brad); brother, Keith Gilmore (Pam); and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.

A celebration of life ceremony was held at his residence in Albertville for close family and friends on Saturday, March 20, 2021.