Danny Glenn Reed Sr., beloved son, husband, father and grandfather passed away the morning of August 24, 2015 at his home in Corcoran, California.
Danny was born May 27, 1955 in Torrance, California to Bernard and Elsie Reed. Danny started his life in Southern California and moved to Atwater, California when he was a young boy and graduated from Atwater High School in 1973. As a teenager he met Ginger Harding and fell in love with her, they were married July 31, 1976 in Atwater, California. They built a home and family in Winton, California where they raised their four children, Danny Jr., Adam, Houston and Mallory.
Danny was a truck driver having worked at PIA (Prison Industry Authority) at Corcoran State Prison in Corcoran since 1988. Over the course of his life he started his trucking career working in Atwater for Ronald J. Souza Trucking as a teenager and then owning his own trucks for several years traveling most of the U.S. as well as Canada before coming to Corcoran, CA in 1998.
Danny and Ginger moved to Corcoran, CA in 1998 where Danny enjoyed spending time with his wife, children and 13 grandkids. Danny always made time for his family. Danny loved to take his family camping and to theme parks. He and Ginger spent many weekends going to watch movies both at home and at the theater.
Danny was active in Boy Scouts of America with his sons and Girl Scouts with his daughters. Danny stayed active helping the youth of Central California in the Boy Scouts of America, Order of the Arrow until he passed.
Danny’s contributions to the local Scouting community were unmeasurable and not always formally recognized with awards or decorations.
Those close to Danny will always remember him for the love he had for his family, his strong work ethic, charitable, adventurous, caring and playful nature.
Danny enjoyed family get togethers, bbq’s camping, backpacking and collecting Boy Scout patches. Memorial service was held at Bledsoe Family People’s Funeral Chapel. 1030 Cardosa in Corcoran, CA on Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 1 p.m.