Born in Jamaica, WI to the late Cephas and Lurline Williams Reid, Cedric has been a resident of West Haven for the past five years and prior to that he was a resident of Stamford.
He was a graduate of Kolbe-Cathedral High School, a former counselor at Camp Washington in Lakeside, CT and a former member of St. John’s Episcopal Church.
He served in the US Navy and was honorably discharged.
In addition to his parents a sister, Lorna Reid-Walter predeceased him. He leaves to cherish his memory two daughters, Lisa Reid-Sadler of Bridgeport and Lindsey Reid of Stratford; three sisters, Evette Goodwin of FL, Elaine Stewart of Jamaica, WI and Valzie Peterkin of Orange, CT; two granddaughters, Linette and Kendal Sadler; a host of nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.
A mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 768 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport with the Rev. Dr. Geoffrey Hahneman, officiating.
Interment will follow the service in Park Cemetery. There will be no calling hours.