Charles S. "DC" Reed, former food service director at Johns Hopkins Hospital and Greater Baltimore Medical Center, died July 24 of lung cancer at his Towson home. He was 79.
Born and raised in Towson, Mr. Reed attended Loyola High School and graduated in 1949 from Towson Catholic High School.
Mr. Reed enlisted in the Navy and served as a gunner's mate aboard the subchaser USS Crestview and later on the carrier USS Franklin D. Roosevelt and the destroyer USS Hemminger. After being discharged from active duty, he remained a naval reservist until 1958.
From 1950 to 1956, he worked in sales for Swift & Co., the meatpacking firm. He then went to work in food...