O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Robert A. Reed

Mr. Robert “Chick” A. Reed Sr., 67, of Salamanca, NY died Friday morning, May 7, 2021 at home following a long illness.

Born June 5, 1953 in Salamanca, NY, he was the son of the late Leroy “Red” and Mary Livak Reed. He was married in June of 2017 to the former Wanda Diaz, who survives. Previously, he had been married to the former Deborah McCartney, who predeceased him in 2011.

He had been a self-employed concessioner, operating Reed’s Concessions for over thirty years. He was also employed as a steel worker with Dresser Rand, Olean, NY for over twelve years.

He enjoyed the outdoors, hunting, fishing, and riding his Harley. He was also an avid Buffalo Bills fan.

Surviving besides his wife are: two daughters, Andrea Reed, Salamanca, NY, Shannon (Steven) Reed, Glenwood, NY; a son, Robert Reed Jr., East Otto, NY; two grandchildren, Alice Jane Robinson, Randolph, NY, Thomas Enderby Jr., Temple, TX; two sisters Donna Reed, NC, Jules Tanner, Derrick City, PA; a brother, John Reed, Philippines; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a sister, Barbara Reed, two brothers, David Reed Sr., and Dean Reed.

Friends may call at the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, NY on Wednesday, May 12, 2021 from 4 – 6pm, at which time funeral services will be held with Pastor Eric Hice of Center Street Baptist Church, officiating.

E-condolences can be sent to orourke.orourkefh@gmail.com or posted to facebook.com/onofh.