H. Ped Read, formerly of Deport

In Memory of H. Ped Read.

H. Ped Read was born on September 2, 1930 in Deport, Texas to Howard Perry Read and Ruth Boyd Read.  He resided in Deport, Houston, Lubbock and Tyler Texas with his family throughout his lifetime.

He passed away on August 15, 2017 at 11:40 pm in Joplin, Missouri after a short illness.

He is survived by his beloved sister, Sondra Read Adair and much-loved brother-in-law, Doyle Adair.  Daughters, Leslie R. Kilpatrick and husband Eddie.  Daughter, Holly Halford and husband Darryl.  Grandchildren-Ashley Kilpatrick Payne and husband Joe, Jessica Kilpatrick.  Ethan Halford and Lacy Halford.  Nephew, Adam Kiker and great niece, Holy Kiker.

He is preceded in death by Barbara Lee and son, Michael Ped Read, also by his parents, H.P. Read and Ruth Boyd Read.

Funeral Services will be held at Wood Funeral Homes in Deport, Texas on August 19, 2017 at 11:00 am with visitation at 10:00 am.  Graveside Services will follow in Highland Cemetery.

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