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Merle Eugene Reedy

July 25, 1928 ~ March 25, 2021 (age 92)


Merle Eugene Reedy Sr., 92 passed away peacefully at his home in Prince George on Thursday, March 25, 2021. He is survived by his loving wife Eileen of 69 years, his sons Douglas, Merle Jr. (Gene), Bradley, and Bryan, six grandsons, and 11 great-grandchildren. Merle was born in Hagerstown, Maryland and is a proud veteran of the Army Air Corp and worked for the National Cash Register Company for 48 years. Merle was known as a man of many talents and was always available to help friends and family with any project. His proudest project was always his family and as a good, honest, and decent man set the example for his sons to follow. Anyone that knew Merle will miss his easy smile, helping hand, and loving spirit. The family will be receiving visitors from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday, March 29, 2021 at the Crater Road Chapel of E. Alvin Small Funeral Home, 3935 Crater Road, Petersburg, VA. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at Monumental Baptist Church, 2925 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, VA.  Interment will follow in Southlawn Memorial Park, S. Prince George, VA. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Amedisys Hospice Care, Lasha Tennessee, and Lakeisha Jones for their care in his last months and days. Condolences may be registered at In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Monumental Baptist Church, 2925 S. Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia 23805 or to the Michael J. Fox Parkinson's Foundation (

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March 29, 2021

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
E. Alvin Small Funeral Home, Crater Road Chapel
3935 S. Crater Road
Petersburg, VA 23805

Funeral Service
March 30, 2021

11:00 AM
Monumental Baptist Church
2925 S Crater Rd
Petersburg, VA 23805

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