REED, Philip Linsler
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Philip Linsler Reed, 72, of Marietta passed away April 27, 2014. Phil was born in Ft. Knox, Kentucky August 12, 1941 to Albert and Madonna Reed. He was the first of three sons. His brothers are Victor and Michael Reed. He grew up in multiple locations around the world due to his father’s military career. The family ultimately settled in Towson Co., Maryland where he completed high school and went on to graduate from the University of Maryland. He received his MBA from Florida Atlantic and moved to Atlanta in 1972. Phil married Jean Brittain in 1983. They have two children, Danielle, 28, and Cory, 24. He was an IBM employee for 33 years. Following IBM retirement, he ran his own consulting firm for 16 years. Phil’s passions are his family, sailing and traveling the world with family and friends, DIY projects indoors and outdoors, Walton Raiders baseball, and his 1978 Pontiac Trans-Am. A celebration for Phil will be held Sunday, May 4th, from 2pm-5pm at Heritage Hall, 6110 Blue Stone Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30328. All are invited to attend. In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Prostate Cancer Foundation (

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Frank/Jan Ficarrotta
May 04, 2014
Our deepest condolences to the family of Phil. We enjoyed many a game at Walton and before with this loving family. Phil gave tirelessly to his family and the community at large. Our love and prayers to you all. I know the treasured memories will live forever in your hearts. Jan & Frank Ficarrotta
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