Robert C. Reed Jr., age 76, of Hampton

Robert C. Reed Jr.

Robert C. Reed Jr., age 76, of Hampton, NJ passed away on Monday, January 30, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born on May 27, 1940 in High Bridge, NJ.  He was a lifelong resident of Hunterdon County, residing in High Bridge, Pittstown, Lambertville, and Hampton.

He was the son of the late Robert Reed Sr. and Florence Hummer Reed.

Robert was the husband of Alice L. Harvey Reed.  They were married on November 30, 1968.

Robert was a retired heavy equipment operator for the NJ Water Supply Authority on Rt. 31 in Clinton, NJ.  In his younger years, he worked as a painter for Mattis Painting in Clinton, NJ.

Robert loved to play the guitar and sing.  He enjoyed hanging out with the guys on a Saturday night on the front porch playing the guitar.  He also enjoyed painting and building race cars.

Survivors in addition to his loving wife include 7 children; Tabitha and her husband Jody of High Bridge, NJ, Samantha ‘Sammy’ and her husband Lery of Lambertville, NJ, Robert ‘Bobby’ Reed III and his girlfriend Linda McWilliams of Lambertville, NJ, Arty Reed of Lambertville, NJ, Freda Reed of High Bridge, NJ,  Kenneth and his wife April Reed of Interlatin, FL and Terry Wiemer and her husband Terry of Mansfield, OH. 20 Grandchildren and several Great-grandchildren.  1 brother Paul Reed of Washington, NJ.

Mr. Reed was predeceased by 1 son; Thomas Reed and 2 brothers; Richard and Billy Reed.

Calling hours will be Friday February 3, 2017 from 7-9 and Funeral Services will be Saturday February 4, 2017 11:00AM all at the Naughtright-Scarponi Funeral Home 66 Main St. High Bridge, NJ 08829.

Interment will be at Lower Valley Cemetery in Califon, NJ.