Earle Reid, 85, of Medford, Ore. passed away January 13, 2013 at Orchards Assisted Living, Medford, Ore.

Earle was born January, 21, 1927 in Chicago, Ill. to Samuel and Carolyn Reid.

He was in the U.S. Army and retired from the U. S. Postal Service. He was a member of Alcoholics Anonymous, a long time member of Bethel Church, and enjoyed fishing, knitting, crocheting, and bingo.

Earle is survived by daughters, Bonnie Tellez and Janet Oglesby, Waukegan, Ill.; stepson, James Powell, Salem, Ore.; sister, Carole MacKenzie, Medford, Ore.; five grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.

Earle was preceded in death by Violet (former wife) and Georgiann and four brothers.

The viewing is at 11:00 a. m. followed by funeral services at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 19, 2013 at Hillcrest Mortuary Chapel. Tim Olson of Bethel Church will be officiating.