Reed Harmer Walsh died Wednesday, July 22, 1998 in Salt Lake City, Utah at the age of 83.

He was born in Farmington, Utah on August 18, 1914, the son of John Robert and Isabel Harmer Walsh. He married Hattie Ruth Huber on October 5, 1942 in the Salt Lake Temple. He achieved the rank of Eagle Scout and was a member of the Davis High School's 1932 Utah State Championship Debate Team. Graduated with Bachelor's and Master's degrees from BYU and a Master's degree from the University of Pittsburgh. Veteran of World War II serving in Europe with Company D, 327th Medical Battalion, 102nd Infantry Division.He was an active member of the LDS Church. He served in the Central States Mission. Ward church callings included membership clerk, financial clerk, High Priests Group Leader. He was employed with the Department of Employment Security and was supervisor of the Utah Test Development Field Center which aided in the counseling, guidance, and selection of job applicants. Reed's two main interests in life were his family and church. He was constant in his efforts to love, guide and support his wife and children in their activities, trials, and challenges of life; and he made church standards his own guide. Other interests were gardening, artistic pursuits, and family history research.

Survived by his wife; four children, Reed (Ohio), Linda (Layton), David (Farmington), and James (Arizona); 14 grandchildren; one great-grandson; brother, Robert (Ohio), brother-in-law, J. Paul Barlow (Bountiful) and three sisters, Ruth Walsh Lee (California), Bertie Del Walsh Walton (Salt Lake), and Maralyn Walsh Pusey (Maryland). Preceded in death by his parents and a sister Ida Walsh Barlow.

Funeral services 12 noon, Monday, July 27, 1998 at the Bountiful 9th Ward Chapel, 585 East Center. Friends may call Sunday evening from 6- 8 p.m. at the Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main, and again Monday morning from 10:45 - 11:45 a.m. at the church. Interment-Farmington City Cemetery.

The family wishes to express appreciation to the staff at the Utah Dialysis Center for the service they rendered.

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