Joel Michael Reed's Legacy

To all who have loved your best friend and best friend's children.  Joel Michael Reed was one of those in my life, my best friend's  Ann Darling-Reed (my sister you can say) and her husband Christopher Reed's son.

On September 11, 1987 Joel Michael Reed was born.  He was a gentle giant you can say weighing over 14 pounds.  He was a bright light brought into this world.  He grew from a sweet little voice boy to a deep voiced, strong young man that loved this country even served a short term in the Army before getting injured.  He had a servant's heart where he would help his grandfather prepare for cold winter nights by chopping wood in New York.  Joel became a father 2010 when a miracle baby girl Olivia was born and then again just this year when his 2nd miracle baby boy Jack Lucas Reed was born.  Olivia wasn't expected to live BUT a miracle happened her heart was made whole.  Jack was born premature and wasn't expected to live as well.  But God continued to heal Joel's children.    He left his legacy March 26, 2016 too early.  He didn't get a chance to pass on the stories we get to tell his children or creating new memories.  

These funds will go towards funeral arrangements and an inheritance for his children.  He did not have insurance and so beginning funds will go towards the funeral arrangements.  The rest will go evenly to his children's future. 

I have talked to many friends and family this would be the best way to help the Reeds.  Your donations will help with easing the hardship the family is already going through.  We thank you for any amount given no matter how big or small every penny will be greatly appreciated.  Even if you can't give your prayers and passing this information on to those who are moved by this story to given would be received humbly and thankfully.  The Reed's would never ask for any help so that is why I am asking for them.  Please, please make your giving count.
  • Melvin & Becky Glenister 
    • $100 
    • 74 mos
    • $50 
    • 75 mos
  • Robert Slamans 
    • $40 
    • 75 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 75 mos
  • Michael Tellez 
    • $50 
    • 75 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Dyan Rivera 
Cibolo, TX
Christopher Reed