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Michael Reed Jr.

April 24, 2001 May 1, 2022
Michael Reed Jr.
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Obituary for Michael Reed Jr.

Michael Reed Jr. was born to Mary E. Campbell and Michael Reed Sr. on April 24, 2001. M.J, as he was affectionately called, fell in love, and found passion in the sport of basketball. Just as a young high freshman, he wooed the hearts of the crowd by racking up points, on the board, and his famous dunking moves against the opposing teams. His father had the same high school MO. Both on and off the court, MJ was known as a team player with a loyal heart. He was smart, kind, and gifted. He always assured that everyone that surrounded him was okay.
MJ was enrolled in both Putnam County and Alachua County Schools. He graduated from Hawthorne Jr./Sr. High School in Hawthorne, FL. After graduating, in the class of 2019, he went of to work for the following companies: Edgar Mineral Sand Mine; Dollar General, Lake Butler Prison System, and Florida Septic Inc.
MJ was an industrious worker, who was committed to making sure that taking care of his girlfriend, his son, and himself was his first priority. His favorite pastimes were spending time with family and playing basketball. Above all what he enjoyed most, is spending quality time with Ti’ana and their son Zymir. The smiles that MJ and Zy would exchange, will not be forgotten.
MJ participated in many youth programs and youth activities at Trinity United Missionary Baptist Church and Zion Hill SDA Church. It is refreshing to know that in such a short time MJ has enormous positive impact on the lives of so many.
M.J was preceded in death by his Grandpa’s Grady Clifford Reed and Walter Eugene Campbell Jr; his Grandmother Betty Joyce Campbell; his uncle Marvin Williams; and his cousin Kurtrina January.

M.J departed this life, on May 1, 2022. He leaves to mourn: his mother Mary E. Campbell Smith; his father Michael Reed Sr. Both of Interlachen, FL; his son Zymir Reed ( aka Zy or Kid) and his girlfriend Ti’ana Taplis of Hawthorne, FL; his brothers Terrence Brown Campbell and Jaden Maurice Smith, Both of Interlachen, FL; his sisters Cheryce Reed, of Florahome, FL and Jasmine Marie Smith, of Interlachen, FL; His grandmother Mary L. Reed of Florahome, FL ; his Aunts: Stephanie January (Kurt) Jacksonville Leaner Haynes (Terrance) Interlachen, FL; Christine Chattman Lake City, FL; Veronica Ruth of Jacksonville, FL; Felecia McClendon (Daniel) of Hawthorne, FL; Wilma Sheppard of Miami FL; Bridgeta Campbell of Gainesville, FL , Carol Gray and Ola Toney of Miami, FL, Martha Whiteside of Detroit, MI, and Carolyn Petty of Birmingham, AL ; uncles: Clifford Reed (Vera) of Daytona, FL; Jermaine Toney Miami FL , Raymond Toney Miami FL; his niece: Mia Brown Campbell; his nephew Treylin Brown- Campbell ; bonus brothers Daymond Campbell of Interlachen and Isaiah Toney of Miami. FL; bonus sisters Laquanda Fountain of Interlachen. FL and Deonna Penny of Florahome, FL; and a host of cousins and friends.

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Visitation

Friday

13

May

3:00 PM 5/13/2022 3:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/13/2022 7:00:00 PM
Pinkney-Smith Funeral Home - Hawthorne

21400 SE Hawthorne Road
Hawthorne, FL 32640

Pinkney-Smith Funeral Home - Hawthorne
21400 SE Hawthorne Road Hawthorne 32640 FL
United States

Service

Saturday

14

May

11:00 AM 5/14/2022 11:00:00 AM
Hawthorne High School

21403 SE 69 Avenue
Hawthorne , FL 32640

Service at the Gymnasium

Hawthorne High School
21403 SE 69 Avenue Hawthorne 32640 FL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Gilgal Cemetery Final Resting Place

111 Gilgal Road
Hawthorne , FL 32640

111 Gilgal Road Hawthorne 32640 FL
United States
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