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“My name is kaden Herbert, I am now 14 years old and some of my fondest memories from when I was younger were with Alex. I remember when me, Damon, my...Read More »
1 of 61 | Posted by: Kaden Herbert - Weatherford, TX

“Damon and Family, Alex is someone I won't forget. He loved to give me the hardest time everytime he saw me. He was a great kid and will be greatly...Read More »
2 of 61 | Posted by: Natalie - Waco, TX

“Damon, Laura, and family, It was such a short time ago that we all waited for Alexander to be born. We are so sorry for your loss and that he only...Read More »
3 of 61 | Posted by: Mike and Jan Lamar - lorena, TX

“Damon, our hearts break for you during this most difficult time and days ahead. Though I did not know Alex personally, I feel as though I did through...Read More »
4 of 61 | Posted by: Brent McCain - Waco, TX

“Laura and Damon, Our deepest sympathy for the loss of your son Alex. You and your family are in our prayers during this difficult time. ”
5 of 61 | Posted by: Jose and Rita Yau - Waco, TX

“Laura/Dow and Family, sending deepest sympathy, hugs, and love your way during this difficult time. The Collins Family, Chet, Brandi, and family. ”
6 of 61 | Posted by: Brandi Collins - tyler, TX

“Damon, we are so incredibly sorry for your loss. May the Lord bless you and keep you. Our love, thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
7 of 61 | Posted by: Lance & Misty Schrank - Waco, TX

“Laura, Dow and family: Our hearts are broken for you all during this very difficult loss. We did not know Alex personally, but we know what a...Read More »
8 of 61 | Posted by: Marilyn Anderson - China Spring, TX

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
9 of 61 | Posted by: Ed & Sherry Pitts - China Spring, TX

“It must be very hard to open your eyes without seeing Alexander. Words cannot express our sorrow for you,however as we all know God has a purpose,and...Read More »
10 of 61 | Posted by: Sherrie Murphree - China Spring, TX

“Laura and Damon, As you both should be aware, Alex's loss touches me in a very personal way. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
11 of 61 | Posted by: Scotty Hermann - Waco, TX

“Alexander you will always be in my heart! Please shine down on those that love you! John 11:25-26 / 2 Corinthians 4:17-18 ”
12 of 61 | Posted by: Jessica Bolfing - Austin, TX

“Laura, Dow & kids Our thoughts are with you. If there is anything we can do please let us know. Our prayers are with you and your family. ...Read More »
13 of 61 | Posted by: Dena Gamble - China Spring, TX

“Damon, we love you with all of our hearts. I am here for you if you just need someone to yell and scream at. Someone that you are not around all...Read More »
14 of 61 | Posted by: Stephanie Davis - gatesville, TX

“Damon, I am so sorry to hear the news; indeed this is a terrible tragedy for someone so young to lose their life. My thoughts are with you and all...Read More »
15 of 61 | Posted by: Janet Smith - Waco, TX

“Any one he met became an instant friend to him. He will be missed, and my prayers are with everyone who had known him, espically the family. ”
16 of 61 | Posted by: Ryan Purvis - Hewitt/ Midway HS, TX

“Damon, our hearts ache for the pain & agony we know you are feeling. We pray God will wrap all of you in his loving spirit and hold yall close. You...Read More »
17 of 61 | Posted by: Claude & Shirley Burba - Roswell, NM

“Laura & Dow We are praying daily for you and your family! We will be here for you when you need us! We love you! ”
18 of 61 | Posted by: Greg, Debbie, Allyssa & Alli - TX

“Damon & Family - James & I can not express enough our sincere condolences in your time of need. We knew Alex and he was such a great young man who...Read More »
19 of 61 | Posted by: James & Mary Gilliam - Crawford, TX

“Damon, our heart aches for the loss of your son Alex. You and your family are in our prayers. ”
20 of 61 | Posted by: Pat & David Seesing - TX

“Laura & Dow, I just wanted to let you know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Please let me know if I can do anything for you are the kids....Read More »
21 of 61 | Posted by: Twalla Thomas - Clifton, TX

“I have not met the parents but I did couple years ago with Tony & believe me he got my attention then & thru the next 2 yrs. with his pranks,his...Read More »
22 of 61 | Posted by: Joyce Popham - mart, TX

“Laura and Family, As you seek some form of understanding. Know that I will be thinking of you and the grief that you will have for the rest of your...Read More »
23 of 61 | Posted by: Karla McConnell - West Fork, AR

“Laura And Family Words cannot say what you feeling. Just know that he will all ways be with you in your heart.You know your son was born the year...Read More »
24 of 61 | Posted by: Kenneth Laura Collins - Tyler, TX

“Laura and Dow I am so sorry to hear of your loss, know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Dwyer Family. ”
25 of 61 | Posted by: Melissa Dwyer - Waco, TX

“Damon & Reed Family We are heartsick about Alex. Please know that we loved Alex and he will always live in our hearts! Our prayers and thoughts are...Read More »
26 of 61 | Posted by: Shirley & Randy Bolfing - Moody, TX

“Dow & Laura Our prayers are with you and you have our deepest condolences. The Harris Family Terry,Kenna,Livi,Em & Ty ”
27 of 61 | Posted by: Terry - China Springs, TX

“Don & Laura Our prayers are with you and you have our deepest condolences. The Harris Family Terry,Kenna,Livi,Em & Ty ”
28 of 61 | Posted by: Terry - Waco, TX

“The life of Alex will live on in the memories which he has left with each one of us. ”
29 of 61 | Posted by: Jonathan Shoemaker - Marlin, TX

“I have not seen Alexander since he was about 14. I share your grief. I helped Peggy give the shower when he was born with all her friends & Lauras'...Read More »
30 of 61 | Posted by: Jodie Bawcom - Waco, TX

“Damon, My Heart goes out to you so much. I know how much you must be hurting right now. Just close your eyes and picture all those wonderful times...Read More »
31 of 61 | Posted by: Jackie Wynn - Plano, TX

“Damon, You have been in my prayers since I heard about Alex. I remember when I use to work in the District Clerks office and you would bring him...Read More »
32 of 61 | Posted by: Crystal Richardson - China Spring, TX

“We have mentioned your family in our prayers numerous times over the last few days. We have also spent alot of time remembering good Alex stories,...Read More »
33 of 61 | Posted by: Kevin Farley - Waco, TX

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless you . The McCown Family ”
34 of 61 | Posted by: stephanie mccown - waco, TX

“Laura and Dow, we were so saddened to hear about Alex. Please know that Melanie and I will be keeping you two and the entire family in our prayers...Read More »
35 of 61 | Posted by: Alan and Melanie Smith - Waco, TX

“Dow, Laura & Family - We can't imagine how heavy and sad your hearts are at this time. Please know that your precious family is in our prayers. ”
36 of 61 | Posted by: Torie, Darrin & Grace Banik - TX

“Damon our thoughts and prayers go out to you. If there is anything we can do please don't hesitate to ask. ”
37 of 61 | Posted by: Billy & Rosi Cash - West, TX

“Damon, I am so sorry about your son. You and your family are in my prayers. If you ever need to talk to someone who understands where you are, you...Read More »
38 of 61 | Posted by: Vicki Menard - Waco, TX

“I do not know your family or even Alexander Christian Reed but I saw of this tragedy on the news and wanted to let your family know that you are in...Read More »
39 of 61 | Posted by: Centex Mother - Moody, TX

“My prayers go out to the Reed family. I didn't know Alex but I do remember seeing him at games and around CS. I know that heaven needed a great...Read More »
40 of 61 | Posted by: Ophelia Bird Downing - West, TX

“Damon and family, I'm so sorry for your loss. You are all in my prayers. May God bless you with peace, strength, and encouragement. My deepest...Read More »
41 of 61 | Posted by: Cori McDaniel - China Spring, TX

“Alex's Family, I'm so sorry for your lost and I share your pain. Alex was a awesome person and a great friend. He will be greatly missed but we...Read More »
42 of 61 | Posted by: Jenny Whiteside - China Spring, TX

“You are in our thoughts and in our prayers, and we will continue to pray for you. ”
43 of 61 | Posted by: Dolores & David Haferkamp - TX

“Laura, Dow and kids, You are on my mind daily. I have no words that can express my sorrow and I grieve with you in your loss. But most importantly...Read More »
44 of 61 | Posted by: Chelsey English - Tyler, TX

“My prayers and thoughts are with yall at this time.I know it is hard.There are no words to make the pain go away but always remember the good times....Read More »
45 of 61 | Posted by: Suezette - Waco, TX

“Dow and Laura, You are in our prayers and thoughts. We love you. If we can ever do anything for you, please call us. Mark and Sally ”
46 of 61 | Posted by: Mark & Sally Dickenson - Waco, TX

“LM--I wish I had some magical words to heal your pain, to lift your sadness...but I am with you my sweet friend... I will walk this road with you no...Read More »
47 of 61 | Posted by: Hurley Girl - Tyler, TX

“Damon: I want to let you know that you and your family are in our prayers. ”
48 of 61 | Posted by: Jerry Bolfing - Waco, TX

“Damon, my heart breaks for you. I would like to say more but there are really no words for your loss. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers. ”
49 of 61 | Posted by: Bobby Coats - China Spring, TX

“Laura and Dow, may the Lord give you strength to bare your loss. Please let Sumner and the other children know I am thinking of them. Sincerely,...Read More »
50 of 61 | Posted by: Gee Gee Toten - Waco, TX

“From the China Spring Intermediate kitchen,we pray for peace and healing for your whole family.IN THE NAME OF JESUS. FAY HUDGINS ”
51 of 61 | Posted by: Fay Hudgins - china spring, TX

“Laura and Dow, All of you have been on our minds and in our hearts since we heard the news on Friday afternoon. Our prayers and thoughts are with you...Read More »
52 of 61 | Posted by: Jimmy Diaz-Granados - Hewitt, TX

“All you thoughts and prayers are with you and your whole family at this time. If there is anything I can do to be of help, don't hesitate to call. ”
53 of 61 | Posted by: Julia VanDeWatgeringen - Moody, TX

“ALL OF YOU HAVE MY VERY SINCERE SYMPATHIES. ”
54 of 61 | Posted by: LOUIS MULDROW - Waco, TX

“Dear Myers and Reed families we are so sorry for this tragic loss. Since last Friday you have been on our minds and in our hearts. We pray that you...Read More »
55 of 61 | Posted by: Susanne Nemmer - Waco, TX

“Damon, I don't think a waking hour has passed since mid-day last Friday that the Lord has failed to bring the tragic loss of your son to my mind. ...Read More »
56 of 61 | Posted by: Michael Kopp - TX

“Laura and Dow, Words cannot express how sorry I am. My prayers are with you and your family. ”
57 of 61 | Posted by: Lisa Barlow - China Spring, TX

“So sorry this has happened. Praying for you and your family. ”
58 of 61 | Posted by: Cathy Kinlaw - Waco, TX

“Alex was a wonderful young man.He touched everyone he met.He will be missed.My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this sad time. ”
59 of 61 | Posted by: Tisha Carpenter - China Spring, TX

“My heart goes out to your family. I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO SAY ACCEPT THAT I AM SOOOOOOOOOOOOO VERY SORRY. I can not imagine losing a child. God be...Read More »
60 of 61 | Posted by: MaryAnn Hensel - Woodway, TX

“I am sooo verrry sorry - I just don't even know what to say. Ever since the accident, your family has been in my prayers. I am just sooo sooo...Read More »
61 of 61 | Posted by: Hatch Bailey - Waco, TX


Alexander Christian Reed
October 22, 1991 - May 22, 2009

Alex Reed of China Spring passed away Friday, May 22, 2009. A Memorial Service will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, May 29 at Highland Baptist Church with Mr. Matt Wible officiating.

Alex was born October 22, 1991 in Waco, the son of Laura Myers and Damon Reed. He enjoyed roping, riding horses, bowling, SCUBA diving, frisbee golf and was proud to be a China Spring Cougar. Alex especially enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family. There are many fond memories of days at the lake, swimming with his brother and sisters. He was a member of Highland Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Kathy Cooley and great-grandparents, Fred Nettles, Floyd and Mary Faye Myers and Arnold Stratton.

He is survived by mother, Laura Myers and step-father, Dow Myers; brothers and sisters, Sumner, Nathan, Amelia and Madelynn Myers; father, Damon Reed and special friend, Rachel Adair and her children, Jordan Adair and Joshua Molina; grandparents, Bob and Gloria Stratton, Butch and Pat Reed and Bob and Jerry Myers; great grandparents, Polly Nettles and Jean Stratton; aunts and uncles, Amy Stratton, Ross Myers, Michael and Narda Reed, Teresa and Ricky Shands; great-aunts and uncles, Billie Myers, Jeannie Montgomery, Monty and Larry Wylie, Rita Young, Roger and Marla Stratton, Nancy and Chase Reid; cousins, Nicholas and Andrea Reed and Aalyrah Stratton; close family friends, Abel Reyna and Halston Olinger; Karen and Scott Rogers and extended family, the Reyna, Dulin, Wade and Kusler families and many other relatives and friends. Special recognition to his additional "family", Uncle Brent and Aunt Lisa Murray and "Daddychick" Pete and "Mommachick" Julia Rutter.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Waco Youth Bowlers - Alex Reed Memorial Scholarship Fund, % Texas First State Bank, 101 Santa Fe, Woodway, TX 76712. The family invites you to leave a message or memory in our "Memorial Guestbook" at www.wilkirsonhatchbailey.com.

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