Forrest Henry “Tiny” Reed was born on July 7, 1930 in Pawnee, Oklahoma to Jake Reed and Clara Estelle DeLong Reed. He passed from this life on Sunday, October 12, 2014 in Cushing, Oklahoma having reached the age of 84 years, 3 months, and 5 days. He was the youngest of eighteen children with thirteen children surviving. He attended Pawnee Public Schools and graduated with the Class of 1950. When he was in the eighth grade he would get up early and walked to the Pawnee Creamery and worked for an hour before he walked to school. After school he would walk back to the Creamery and work a few more hours before going home. After Tiny graduated from school he delivered milk for several years, and in 1961 he was elected by the people to be Pawnee’s Street Commissioner. He worked hard at anything and everything he did and tried to help everyone and always did the best he could. He received several awards while he was the Street Commissioner, and in 1961 he was a Volunteer Firefighter for twenty years, and belonged to the Mason’s Club for six years, and also did the fogging for the City of Pawnee. When Tiny was a younger man he liked hunting, going to movies and fishing. In fact, he still liked to go fishing anytime that he could. He liked watching football, westerns, the older family shows, and the older shows of the Grand Ole Opry on television. His best enjoyment was his grandchildren and great granddaughter. He was also a member of the Pawnee First Baptist Church. He married Wanda Miller Butcher in 1951, and in that marriage there were four children born, and in 1972 that marriage ended in a divorce. In May of 1975 he married Ava Marie Hyle Driskell On May 24th in Springfield, Missouri at his oldest sons, Mike Reed’s place. Ava brought a son into the marriage, Terry Lynn Driskell. In April of 1995 he retired from the City of Pawnee as their Street Commissioner serving the city for thirty-four years. His wife quit her job in May of 1995, and in June of 1995 they traveled to see our great land of America. They traveled in their Chevy truck and pulling their 5th wheel trailer going northwest, north central, and north up into Canada, and then they traveled across Canada, and they saw the Glaziers, and then back down into the United States on the east side of the U. S. Glaziers. Down through the Dakota’s and “The Bad Lands.” The corn state Nebraska that has the “Corn Palace’ on down through Kansas, and then home to Pawnee. They were home just a few months before they were ready to leave again. Around the 10th of October 1995 it was time for them to leave with their truck and 5th wheel trailer to head west to Arizona to stay the winter months in Bullhead City, Arizona. The last of March of the New Year 1996 they would leave Arizona and had back home to Pawnee. They spent eleven years or winters out in Bullhead City, Arizona. They sold their 5th wheel trailer in February of 2006 and then they loaded the truck and came home to Pawnee. February of 2007 Tiny signed his name in the race for the City of Pawnee Street Commissioner position but lost by thirty-one votes. Tiny is survived by his wife, Ava Reed, Pawnee; four children and stepson; Mike Reed and his wife, Dr. Joyce Reed, Scott City, Missouri; Vickey Ansari McKenzie, South Carolina; Judy Lester, Arma Kansas; Tracy Reed, Las Cruces, New Mexico; Terry Lynn Driskell and his wife, Terry Ann, Morrison, Oklahoma. He is also survived by five sisters-in-law, Maxine Reed, Bartlesville, Oklahoma; Nora O’Dea, Enid, Oklahoma; Sandy Primm and her husband, Louie, Camden, Arkansas; Patti Hyle, Yuma, Colorado; and Barbara Hyle, Enid, Oklahoma; brother-in-law, Victor Hyle and his wife, Edna, Drummond, Oklahoma; eleven grandchildren, and five great granddaughter; Cyrus Ansari and his wife, Nancy, Sara Ansari, Matthew Reed; Rebecca Reed; Rachel Reed; Meshia Lester McNeill, and husband Scott; Christopher Lester; Rhett Reed and his wife, Tori, Jacob Lester; Rusty Ryal, Zackery Ingram, Jessica Driskell, and Celeste Ansari; plus several cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jake and Clara Reed; his brothers and sisters, Guy Reed; Cecil Reed; Roy Reed; Harley Reed; Victor Reed; Garnett Reed; Lawrence Reed; May Taylor; Isa McAdow; Neva Tipton; Dorothy Malone; Faye Burlingame; son-in-law, John Lester; three sisters-in-law, Deanna Tennison Grant; Beulah Reed; and Jennie Lou Reed; nine brothers-in-law, Walter Hyle; Clarence Richard Hyle; Gleason Tipton; Delbert O’Dea; Paul Grant; Harry Devins; Earl Malone; John Burlingame; and Ed Taylor; two nieces and four nephews, Sharon Reed; Gloria Cannon; Frankie Malone; Marvin Burlingame; Bobby McAdow; and Frank Reed. Graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at Highland Cemetery, Pawnee, with Rev. James Eubanks officiating.