Robert E. Reed, 87 formerly of Marion and Miller’s Merry Manor East in Wabash, IN, peacefully passed away July 6,2018. He was born in Marion May 28,1931 to the Late Ralph and Helen (Moore) Reed.
Robert (Bob) graduated from Marion High School in 1950. He proudly served with the United States Army from 1952-1955. On December 31,1964 he married Hazel F. Johnson. Robert was employed at Fisher Body for 32 years and upon retirement, he and Hazel moved to Sebring, FL enjoying the sunshine. In his spare time, he enjoyed watching the Chicago Cubs and Purdue University basketball. Robert was a member of Grace Community Church in Marion.
He is survived by Hazel, his loving wife of 53 years at Miller’s Merry Manor- East, Wabash; daughters Robin J. Reed, Marion and Terri L. Reed of Ft. Wayne; step-son Steven L. (Robin A.) Johnson, Van Buren; step-daughter LuAnn (Michael) Scanlon, Indianapolis; his brother Richard (Sandy) Reed, Marion; four grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his step-son Brian S. Johnson of Marion.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm Wednesday July 11th at Grace Community Church, 1810 E. Bradford Pike, Marion, IN. Pastor Tom Mansbarger will officiate the 1pm service. Friends may call from 11 am until the time of services at the church. Entombment will follow at Gardens of Memory St. Rd 9 N, Marion, IN with military graveside rite.
Arrangements entrusted to TMG Funeral & Cremation Services.