George William “Bill” Reed Jr

August 04, 1932 ‒ June 08, 2021

Delaware, Ohio

George William “Bill” Reed Jr. 88, of Delaware passed away peacefully at home early, Tuesday, June 8, 2021 surrounded by his loving family.

Born August 4, 1932 in Pittsburgh, PA the son of the late George W. & Alice E. (Rice) Reed Sr.. Bill graduated from high school and would go on to Kent State University where he would graduate with a Bachelors Degree in Sales Management. Bill proudly served in the United States Army. After moving to Delaware in 1972 Bill owned and operated his own business.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents, three-year-old daughter Kathleen Alice Reed, and brother Jim Reed.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 50 years Ruth (Bosch); son George W. Reed III; daughters Merri and Patricia Reed; step-son James (Carolyn) Joye; step-daughter Wendy Joye; grandchildren Forrest Reed, Kyle and Casey Joye.

Bill enjoyed playing golf with his wife and friends and was a member of the NorthStar Golf Club. Bill also coached men’s Volleyball at Ohio Wesleyan University, where he had many fond memories of the students.

Private, family only graveside will take place Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends are welcomed to stop by their home any time after the services

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be directed towards the Delaware County Veterans Services, 91 North Sandusky Street, Delaware, Ohio 43015.

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The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center in Delaware is assisting the family with arrangements.

  • So sorry to hear of Bill’s passing. He was such a great and caring man. It was always a pleasure to be in his and Ruth’s presence. He was a blessing to us all. The Lord is one lucky guy to have someone as special as Bill by his side.

  • One of the kindest gentleman we have ever met. Bill always had a smile. He will be missed.

    Scott and Nancy Rees

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