KENNETH A. REED
KENNETH A. REED, 91, died at 7:25 a.m. June 7, 2004, at his residence.
He was born Nov. 11, 1912, in McGuffey to James Willard and Mary Pugh Reed, who preceded him in death. On Jan. 4, 1936, he married Florence Heffner, who survives.
Mr. Reed retired in 1975 as a guard from the Lima State Hospital and had worked as a carpenter and a farmer. He was a member of Westminster United Church of Christ, Westminster.
Survivors also include two sons, David Lee (Laurabeth) Reed of Defiance and Darrel (Marilyn) Reed of Kenton; a daughter, Patricia (David L.) Liebert of Elida; two sisters, Cleola Jenkins of Indian Lake and Helen Noviel of Lewistown; and nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Wilford, Glenn and infant Elmer Reed; and two sisters, Icle Keating and Opal Shoffner.
Services will begin at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Chiles & Sons-Laman Funeral Homes, Lewis Chapel. The Rev. Gale Gebhart will officiate. Burial will be in Salem Cemetery, Westminster.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Westminster United Church of Christ or the Harrod Rescue Squad.
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