Graveside services for William Paul Reid, 72, of Marsing,
who died Thursday, March 29, 1990, will be conducted t 2
p.m. Monday, April 2, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens,
Caldwell, with military rites by VFW Post No. 126, Melba.
Services are under the direction of Flahiff Funeral Chapel,
Caldwell. Family and friends are asked to meet at the
Mr. Reid was born Nov. 9,
1922, at Ashland, Ore., a son of Owen William and Dorothy
Rush Tinker Reid. When he was age 5, his family moved
to Long Beach, Calif., where he attended school. He
joined the U.S. Air Force in 1943 and served until 1946.
He established Reid Enterprises in Long Beach. Bill
was a talented and creative man who developed nine patents,
the most famous of which was the Teflon omni seal.
Bill married Mildred Darlene Hutchen Feb. 13, 1949.
They had two children, Susan Reid Nordine and Roger Reid.
Bill moved his family to Marsing in 1978 and built his home
there. He established Omni-Pure Filter Company of
which he was still president. He married Phillis Frank
on July 16, 1989, at Caldwell.
active in the Lions Club, VFW, Elks and the gun club.
Bill enjoyed hunting, fishing, dancing and camping. He
will be greatly missed by his many friends and wife.
Friends may call today from 1 until 6 p.m. and Monday from 9
a.m. until noon at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.