Earl Walter Reed, age 78 of Alabaster, Alabama passed away on Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Earl retired from the Air Force as Captain after 21 years of service. He then worked at Jackson Hospital in Montgomery and retired after 20 years. Earl is survived by his loving wife, Patricia Reed; son, Earl Walter Reed II (Amanda); daughter, Julia Reed Stafford (Walter); grandsons, Trey Reed, Alex Stafford, James Stafford, Hayden Wyatt and Cody Wyatt; granddaughters, Anne Carter Reed and Shelby Stafford; sister, Jackie Littrell. A visitation will be from 10 to 10:30a.m. Friday, September 28, 2018. With a funeral service to follow at Charter Funeral Home. Burial will be in Alabama National Cemetery at 11:45 a.m.