Brian D. Reid
Brian David Reid, 58, of Broadway Road went home to be with God early Sunday morning Aug. 11, 2019 at home surrounded by his girls in a room full of Peace and Love .
Brian was born in Gowanda April 4, 1961 the son of David and Marilyn ( Cook) Reid of Gowanda and Lake Wales , Fla.
Brian married the former Gerrie L. Bobseine in Gowanda May 25, 1985, Gerrie survives as does their daughters Sara ( Kris) Booth of Gowanda and Brittany ( Garrett) Hirschman also of Gowanda; grandchildren Madison Booth, Grant Booth and Harrison Hirschman; brother of Karen ( Rick) Cleveland of Cherry Creek, and Morgan ( Denise) Reid of Gowanda. Brian is also survived by several nieces, nephews, friends, and extended family .
Brian was preceded in death by his brother Kevin M. Reid. Kevin passed away Feb. 17, 2016.
Brian lived a full life, full of love for his family and love for God. Brian was always first to point out the blessings of being alive. He focused on the positives. He was so in love with being a Bompa and cherished family time above all else. Throughout his life Brian enjoyed his passion for motorcycles, his 1966 Mustang, visiting Maine and walking on the beach. Brian dedicated his working life as owner/ dealer operator of Harley Davidson of Jamestown. Brian was an active member of the Gowanda Free Methodist Church where he volunteered on the sound board for their worship team. He was a National Harley Owners Group Member and the Chautauqua Kinzua Hog Member and was a Star Scout as a child.
A Celebration of Brian’s life will take place Monday Aug. 26, 2019 at 11 a.m. from the Gowanda Free Methodist Church 149 West Main St. Gowanda. If desired, Memorials may be made to the Gowanda Free Methodist Church 149 West Main St. Gowanda, NY 14070 or to Roswell Park Cancer Institute, 665 Elm St. Buffalo, NY 14203.
Arrangements are by the Schindler Funeral Home 44 Center St. Gowanda, NY, 532-4200.