January 9, 2011 by staff · Comments Off 

WSFA, (AP) – Richard Stanton Reid, a former sports director and voice of WSFA Crimson Tide, has died at 88. Southern Memorial Funeral Home said Reid died Dec. 20.
Reid was born in Boston in 1922 and graduated from Colby College in Waterville, Maine in 1947.

He served in Italy during the Second World War as second lieutenant in the U.S. Army.

Reid was sports director of WSFA radio and served as the voice network Crimson Tide football from 1949 to 1953.

He then served as chief of staff of Congress dor Alabama George Grant.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Ruth Lowe Reid Montgomery, two son, Richard Reid Lowe Sacramento, Calif., and Bruce Stanton Reid Montgomery, and a sister, Dorothy R. Wagstaff from Hingham, Mass.


Information from: WSFA-TV,