Funeral Tuesday for Andy Reid's Son
A funeral for Garrett Reid, 29, will be held Tuesday in suburban Philadelphia following his death at Lehigh University on Sunday.
Funeral services for Garrett Reid will be held Tuesday. The eldest son of Eagles coach Andy Reid was found dead Sunday in a dorm room at Lehigh University in Bethlehem.
Garrett Reid was staying at Lehigh as part of Eagles training camp. He was helping players with their strength training and conditioning.
No foul play or suicide is suspected. Reid suffered a long battle with drug addiction.
Here is the obituary released by the Reid family:
Garrett William Reid was born in Provo, Utah April 13, 1983 and grew up in Green Bay, Wisconsin and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Harriton High School and Montgomery County Community College.
Garrett was working as a strength & conditioning coach. He found his passion in helping others develop their physique. To further his career, Garrett had planned to begin studies in sports management in the fall. He was proud of his rank of Eagle Scout. He was the greatest big brother. He was definitely the funniest person to all who knew and loved him.
Garrett will be long remembered for his sense of humor, his bold laughter and zest for life. Through his most difficult times his biggest strength was the love and support he received from his family and they from him. He will be truly missed. Garrett is survived by his parents Andrew and Tammy and siblings Britt (Kristen), Crosby, Drew, Spencer and the love of his life, Laura Perkins.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to: Laurel House P.O. 764, Norristown, PA 19404
Services for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 10:00 am, in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 721 Paxon Hollow Road, Broomall, Pennsylvania.
Arrangements by the Frank C. Videon Funeral Home, Broomall, PA.