Elmer W. Reed
August 01, 1939 ‒ February 04, 2020
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Elmer W. Reed, 80, of Mount Vernon passed away on Tuesday evening, February 4, 2020 at Knox Community Hospital. He was born on August 1, 1939 in Mount Vernon to the late Charles and Evelyn (Kindred) Reed.
Elmer coached little league baseball for a number of years and always loved his Cleveland Indians. Being Ohio grown, he also loved the Browns and the Buckeyes. After retiring from construction he got a job at the Bell store where he enjoyed seeing and talking to so many people. He loved to garden, and even grew some vegetables at the nursing home last summer. He enjoyed sharing his tomatoes with the other residents there.
Elmer is survived by his daughters, Lisa (David) Sarty of Port Clinton and Julie (Doug) Adams of Hilliard; grandchildren, Hannah Sarty, Devin Adams and Drey Adams; sisters, Lynn (Robert) Bryant of Mansfield and Christi Diehl of Columbus; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Elmer was preceded in death by his wife, Janie Reed; step father, Charles Diehl; sister, Sue Spayde; and brothers, Richard and Tom Diehl.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Amatos, 668 North Sandusky St, Mount Vernon. A private burial will take place in Forest Cemetery, Fredericktown.
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