Milton Reid

by | Oct 12, 2022 | Obituaries

Norfolk—Milton J. Reid, 90, died Monday, October 3, 2022 after several month of declining health. His beloved wife, Judy, and his children and grandchildren were by his side when he peacefully passed away.

Milton was born in the Bronx, New York, on June 1, 1932 the son of the late Mark Reid and Rhea Reid. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara Reid. He served in the U.S. Air Force and worked as a window dresser. After moving to Virginia, he worked for Arthur’s Men’s Shop and Fines Men’s Shop, before retiring after 35 years.

Milton was an active Mason, Norfolk Lodge #1 where he became Worshipful Master and a Past Master. He also tutored up-and-coming Masons. Milton was also an avid hockey fan, especially the New York Rangers and Norfolk Admirals. He even had a room dedicated to the sport.He loved hockey. Milton had an outgoing personality and a great sense of humor. Even in his last days, he never lost his humor or jovial spirit.

He is survived by his wife, Judy Reid; his children, Donna VanderHeiden and her husband, Robert; Audrey Henerson and her husband, Mitch; David Reid and his wife, Toni; step-son, John Waltz; step-daughter, Natalie Ewart; grandchildren, Michael VanderHeiden and his wife, Kathy; Trevor Ewart, Ashley Ewart and Gracie Bonner; and great-granddaughter, Molly VanderHeiden, and great-grandson, Liam.

A graveside service was conducted at Princess Anne Memorial Park in Virginia Beach by Rabbi Dr. Israel Zoberman. Online condolences may be made at