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James Steven Reid "Cowboy" or "Reid"

May 13, 1970 — May 18, 2024


James Steven Reid, known fondly as "Cowboy" or “Reid”, who peacefully passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2024, in Nederland, Texas. He was the beloved owner of Reid Construction where he poured his heart into every day. He leaves behind a legacy that will forever be cherished.
 James was born on May 13, 1970, in Alice, Texas to Yoland (Moya) Reid and John Vernon Reid. In his free time, James found joy in simple pleasures. He had a love for shooting pool, playing horseshoes and washers, as well as spending leisurely hours out on the golf course. He had a passion for cooking barbecue, country dancing, and spending quality time with his friends.
 A gathering of family and friends will take place on Saturday, May 25, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Melancon Levingston Funeral Home in Nederland, 1605 Avenue H, Nederland, Texas. Friends and family are invited to gather and pay their respects during this time.
 James will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He is preceded in death by his father, John Vernon Reid, Sr. Left to cherish his memory are his wife of five years, Janice A. Reid of Nederland; his mother, Yolanda Reid of Nederland; brother, John Vernon Reid, Jr. of Nederland; niece, Carly Danielle Porter; as well as his three stepdaughters, Brittany Venable and Ricky LightFoot, Alicia Venable and Bo Pillsbury, Cassie Biehle and her husband Phillip; and seven step-grandchildren, Lexi McDonald, Shelby McDonald, Koy LightFoot, Zachary Bethel, Jasmine McFadden, Jaycie Anderson, Logan Griffith, and Ray Biehle.
 As we remember James Steven Reid for the vibrant spirit he brought to all those around him, may we find solace in the wonderful memories he shared with each of us. His presence will forever be felt in our hearts.

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