Rufus "Slim" Walter Reed, Jr., 81, of Bedford, died Saturday, June 28, 2008, in Oakwood Manor Rehab. He was born Jan. 30, 1927, in Rockville, Connecticut, a son of the late Rufus Walter Reed, Sr. and Ann Belle Reed.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his loving wife of 57 years, Doris Louise Reed. He and his wife were the owner and operators of the Bedford Motel and Slim's CB Shop. Slim loved to work in his yard and fixing things there was nothing he couldn't fix if he put his mind to it.