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In Memory of

David Wesley Riead

June 24, 1926 - August 25, 2017

Obituary


Lt. Col. David Riead (USAF retired) passed away on Aug. 25, 2017, in Pueblo, Colo. Born June 26, 1924, to John and Evalyn Riead. He joined the military during WWII, became a pilot, and discovered his life's passion: serving in the USAF and flying P-38s. Recently, he and Eileen celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. Those who met him remember his faith, integrity, generosity, sense of humor and stories. Predeceased by his parents; and son, David Jr. Survived by his wife, Eileen; brother, Timothy Riead of Dallas, Texas; daughters, Janet (Scott) Epstein of Pueblo and Cynthia...

Lt. Col. David Riead (USAF retired) passed away on Aug. 25, 2017, in Pueblo, Colo. Born June 26, 1924, to John and Evalyn Riead. He joined the military during WWII, became a pilot, and discovered his life's passion: serving in the USAF and flying P-38s. Recently, he and Eileen celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary. Those who met him remember his faith, integrity, generosity, sense of humor and stories. Predeceased by his parents; and son, David Jr. Survived by his wife, Eileen; brother, Timothy Riead of Dallas, Texas; daughters, Janet (Scott) Epstein of Pueblo and Cynthia (Ed) Gottlieb of Colorado Springs; six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Services, 10 a.m. Sept. 6, at First United Methodist Church, Lehmberg Chapel, 420 N. Nevada, Colorado Springs. Burial, Fort Logan National Cemetery