Passed peacefully at C.E.E. Hospital of Bluewater Health, Petrolia on Friday, November 16, 2012, at the age of 96. GERALD RAY REID was of Reece’s Corners. Predeceased by his loving wife Marie (nee Wright). Gerald was the beloved father of Gloria and Wesley Thomas of Sarnia, Bill and Linda Reid of Reece’s Corners, and Betty Reid and Mike Belisle of Sarnia. Loving grandfather of eight grandchildren and sixteen great grandchildren. Gerald, along with his wife Marie, operated Reid’s Fruit Farm for 42 years. He was a member of I.O.O.F. Lodge for many years. A service remembering Gerald’s life will be held at the WYOMING CHAPEL, 650 Broadway Street, Wyoming, on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. Interment will be in Wyoming Cemetery. Visitors will be received prior to the service from 11:00 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made by cheque to the Canadian Diabetes Association or the C.E.E. Hospital Foundation. Memories, pictures, and condolences may be shared on-line at www.needhamjay.com.