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2013
10.22
Help us find peace too.

Help us find peace too.

Joseph A Reid was taken away from his family and the world too early by an assailant.  We are looking for any information from the public to help us bring justice to the family.  If you have information that will help bring closure to this unsolved homicide please make contact through this site or the email address within.  Other than being loved by many and missed desperately every day, here are some things to know about this man:

Born Sept 7th 1929-murdered Sept 30 1979.
On Saturday evening of September 29th 1979 Joseph A. Reid was lured from his home at approximately 10:30pm where he drove in his personal car to meet with person or persons that he was familiar with. On the corner of Tillotson ave & Baychester  ave within at the time a Power Test gas station. Joseph A. Reid was observed by an eyewitness at approximately 11:30 pm sitting in his car a Red/White 1975 Volkswagen Bus speaking with an individual that was described as a well dressed man wearing a Suit & Sunglasses seated in the front seat next to him. At approximately 3am Sunday morning Joseph A. Reid was found by the NYPD of the 47th PCT seated still at the wheel of his vehicle with a single fatal gun shot wound to the back of the head just below his left ear. Joseph A. Reid was pronounced dead at the scene
Please email with any information:  infohelpsolve@gmail.com
Happier days

Happier days

Graduated from Rhodes Preparatory School 1945
Honorable Discharge United States Army. Rank Achieved Second Lieutenant, Awarded Army of Occupation Medal & Victory Medal, Separation date August 23rd 1949
Graduated Bachelors Degree from Fordham University Bronx NY 1954
Graduated Masters Degree from Fordham University Bronx New York June 1966

An accomplished man

An accomplished man

Employed by the New York City Department of Social Services from 1959 until Death Sept 1979
Member of: Catholic Big Brothers
                   Knights of Columbus
                   Our Lady of Grace
Survived by Wife and Five children
 
Background on Joseph A. Reid
Born September 7th 1929 – Mother from Barbados, West Indies and Father from Wales, United Kingdom
Survived by Wife and Five (5) children
Bio / Resume / CV / Accomplishments / Community Service
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • Employed by the New York City Department of Social Services from 1959 until Death Sept 1979
  • Director of all Group Homes in the Bronx, NY for New York City Department of Social Services.
  • Psycho Analyst New York State Certification
MILITARY EXPERIENCE.
  • Achieved ”Battle Field Commission” during the Korean War in the Calvary as a Second (2nd) Lieutenant in the United States (U.S.) Army.
  • Awarded Army of Occupation Medal & Victory Medal
  • Honorably Discharged August 23, 1949
EDUCATION
Graduated from Rhodes Preparatory School 1945
Advanced Education at Fordham University – Rosehill Campus, Bronx NY
  • 1954 – Bachelors Degree in Political Science
  • 1966 – Masters Degree in Social Work CSW
COMMUNITY / RELIGIOUS AFFILIATIONS 

Adored father

Adored father

 

  • Catholic Big Brothers of America
  • Catholic Charities
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Parishioner of Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church Bronx, NY
The murder scene in the Bronx, New York
Anyone with info please contact

Murder scene.

Murder scene

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