Reed Jasper Gaston was born on 19 January 1925 in McMinn County, TN to Stonewall Jackson “Jack” Gastona and Etta Daily. He had two brothers, Billy and Kenneth Gaston and two sisters, Mrs. Pauline Moore and Dixie Gaston, all of Delano.
He enlisted on 20 April 1943 at Ft Oglethorpe, GA and died 11 August 1944 in France.
Buried – Delano Cemetery, Delano, TN
Division 6th Armd Div, 44th Armored Infantry Battalion
- Rank: Private
- Date of birth: 19 January 1925
- Date of death: 11 August 1944
- County: Polk
- Hometown: Delano
- Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
- Division/Assignment: 6th Armored Division, 44th Armored Infantry Battalion
- Theater: Europe
- Conflict: World War II
- Awards: Purple Heart
- Burial/Memorial Location: Delano Cemetery, Delano, TN
- Location In Memorial: Pillar XVI, Middle Panel
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