Philip A. Reed Jr., 89, died Jan. 4, 2018, at the Maine Veterans Home in Augusta. He was born Nov. 20, 1928, in Friendship to Philip A. Reed Sr. and Mildred Simmons Reed. Philip graduated from Waldoboro High School.

He worked as a lobsterman both on Crie Haven (Ragged Island) and in Friendship until he retired. He enjoyed going to his house in Florida with his wife, Evelyn, and traveling.

Mr. Reed was predeceased by his wife, Evelyn Genthner Reed, two brothers, Wendell Reed and Wilbur Reed, a daughter, Valerie Reed Simmons, and her son, Shane, and by a son, Drew Reed.

He is survived by a brother, Robert Reed; and five sons, Mark Reed and his wife, Cynthia, Wade Reed and his wife, Sherrie, Daniel Reed, Duane Reed and Shawn Reed.

A graveside service to celebrate Philip’s life will be held at the Brookside Cemetery in Friendship on a date to be announced.

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Arrangements are with Hall Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Waldoboro.