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Harold E. Reed

August 18, 1928 ~ August 14, 2018 (age 89)

Harold E. Reed, age 89 of St Paris, passed away on August 14, 2018 in the Piqua Manor. Harold was born in Bowlusville, OH to the late Clarence and Ruth (Evilsizor) Reed. Harold married Betty Foust on November 19, 1949 and she preceded him in death on March 27, 2018. He is survived by seven children; Dianna Embry of Kentucky, Karen (Keith) Sayre of Troy, James (Charlie) Reed of St. Paris, Robert (Morrisa) Reed of Greenville, Beth Brown of St. Paris, David Reed of Conover, and John (Tiffiney) Reed of St. Paris. Twenty-one grandchildren, many great grandchildren and a sister, Glenna Wiltheiss of Ashland, Ohio, also survive Harold. Two brothers, Melvin and Russell Reed, an infant son, Thomas Nelson Reed and an infant granddaughter, Ashleigh Reed, preceded him in death. He graduated from Johnson St. Paris High school in 1946. Harold was a auctioneer for many years and was a member of the St. Paris Lions Club. Graveside funeral services will be held on Friday, August 17, 2018, at 1:00 PM at Spring Grove Cemetery, N. Heck Hill Road, St. Paris, Ohio with Reverend Jeremy Spence officiating. In lieu of flowers the family requests donation to the St. Paris Lions Club, P.O. Box 166, St. Paris, Ohio 43072 or to the Johnson-St. Paris EMS P.O. Box 648 St. Paris, Ohio 43072. Condolences to the family may be sent to

Donations may be made to:

Lions Club
P.O. Box 166, St. Paris OH 43072

Johnson-St. Paris EMS
P.O. Box 648, St. Paris OH 43072

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