Masonic fraternity extends across state lines
Last updated 3/24/2021 at 9:48am
Last September a member of Fountain Valley Lodge #191 located at 509 N. Main St. in Fountain lost a member. Rex Reid, a Korean War veteran, POW and long-time resident of the Fountain Valley area, had moved to Alabama for health reasons, and there he passed away.
His desire was to be buried with Masonic Honors in his family plot in St. Mary's, Kan. Our Brother Rex Reid received his Masonic Degrees in Fountain and served our Lodge as Master.
Our local Lodge, being made aware of his passing, knew it was our responsibility to ensure his wish was fulfilled. Time to plan was short, and the COVID...