Funeral Services for Mayor Walker E. Reid, III

Gastonia, NC – (December 4, 2023) – Funeral services for Mayor Walker E. Reid, III who passed away in office on November 30, 2023 will be held this week.

Public Viewing for Mayor Walker E. Reid, III
Wednesday, December  6, 2023 at 4:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Costner Funeral Home, 2425 W. Franklin Boulevard, Gastonia, NC 28052

Funeral Services for Mayor Walker E. Reid, III

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Public Viewing at 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Celebration of Life Service at 1:00 p.m.

First Assembly Church

777 S. Myrtle School Road, Gastonia, NC 28052

Mayor Reid was elected to Gastonia City Council in 1995 and re-elected six times, serving as Mayor Pro-Tem, four of his seven terms on City Council. He was elected Mayor in 2017 and re-elected in 2019 for a four-year term.

Donations can be made to the Mayor Walker E. Reid, III Scholarship at Gaston College by clicking on this link. For more information, call 704-922-2225.

For those unable to attend in person, the livestream link for Mayor Reid’s funeral service is now available. Visit this link to virtually to pay your respects and share in the commemoration of a leader who left an indelible mark on our city. Click here to join