James Edward Reid

Apr 30, 2014

ASHEVILLE — James “Jim” Edward Reid, 60, of Haywood County, passed away Saturday, April 26, surrounded by his family.

He was born to the late Carlos and Joann Reid on May 24, 1953, in Dearborn, Michigan.  Soon after, the family relocated to Canton, where Jim graduated from Pisgah High School in 1971. He was very passionate about football and was an avid follower of the Pisgah High football team. He loved spending Friday nights on the sidelines watching them play.

Jim is survived by a son, Matthew Reid, of Greensboro; a daughter, Katie Reid Ballard, and her husband, Jason, of Zirconia; a sister, Carla McMahan, of Asheville; a brother, Tony Reid, and his wife, Wendy, of Canton; three nephews, and two great-nephews.

A memorial service will be held in Jim's honor at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 4 at Canton First Baptist Church.