PAUL REED, 84, of Waynedale, passed away Friday, April 15, 2016. He was born on March 1, 1932 to the late Elmer and Helen (Gocke) Reed. He worked as a trucker driver for 25 years and later at Umber’s Do It Best. He was a member of American Legion Post #241 and Amvets Post #33. He served as a volunteer fireman.
He enjoyed spending time at the lake, watching Colts football, and feeding birds.
Surviving family include his sons, Mark, Tim, Bryan and Bradley Reed; seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren; and siblings, Carolyn Springer and DeWayne Reed.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in passing by his wife, Betty Lou (Mix) Reed; and a sister, Flora Bonfligio.
Funeral service was 12:00 pm on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Rd., Fort Wayne with visitation one hour prior. Visitation also from 2-4 and 6-8 pm on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at the funeral home.
Burial in Prairie Grove Cemetery, Fort Wayne.
Memorials may be made to Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana. Condolences may be left at elzey-patterson-rodakfuneralhome.com.
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