James F. “Jim” Reed

August 12, 1928 ‒ March 09, 2020



James F. “Jim” Reed, age 91, of Howard passed away on Monday, March 9, 2020 at his home.

He was born on August 12, 1928 in Mount Vernon to the late Clarence and Clara (Fisher) Reed.  Jim was a Veteran serving in the United States Army in Company A, 1st Tank Bn. Fort Hood, Texas.  He retired from Sunshine Biscuit in Loudonville and was a farmer and has been an Amity area resident for over 85 years.  He loved the Lord, his wife, family and friends, the Army, and the outdoors.

Jim is survived by his son Kevin (Jean) Reed; two grandchildren, Michael (Heidi) Conkle, Wendy Stiltner; and seven great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his wife Rosemary Hayes Reed.

A graveside service, with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veteran’s Council, will be held on Monday, March 16, 2020 beginning at 1PM in Amity Cemetery.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of James F. “Jim” Reed.



  • My deepest condolences.I so enjoyed the time I got to spend with Jim.I feel very honored to have had the chance to meet Jim.I will miss him.My prayers are with you.