Scott S. Reeve

January 15, 1957 ‒ January 09, 2019

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Scott S. Reeve, age 61, of Mount Gilead, passed away peacefully at his residence, Wednesday evening, January 9, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

Scott was born January 15, 1957, in Mount Gilead, to the late Enos L. and Donna L. (Werkhaven) Reeve. He attended Mount Gilead High School and graduated in the class of 1975.

In 1983, Scott married the love of his life, Penny M. Eckstein.

For many years, Scott worked in water and waste water, retiring as Superintendent from the Village of Perrysville.

Having a love for the outdoors Scott enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping, a love he was able to pass down to his son. Scott also enjoyed designing and creating woodworking projects. On the farm, Scott loved his mules, raising livestock, and the many dogs he owned over the years.

He will be dearly missed by his wife, Penny; son, Sam (Courtney) Reeve of Sunbury; granddaughter, Cierra; brothers: Lyle and Bryan Reeve; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

Scott was preceded in death by his parents: Enos and Donna, and daughter, Carrie Reeve.

In keeping with Scott’s wishes, a private celebration of his life will be held with his family at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in Scott’s memory to Hospice of Morrow County (228 South St, Mt. Gilead, OH 43338) and/or Snuggled in Hope Quilts (5586 County Road 30, Mt. Gilead, OH 43338).

Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve Scott’s family and your condolences may be expressed to them by visiting

  • Our deepest sympathy to your family. Scott will be missed by many. May God comfort you during this sad time.

  • Many prayers and hugs for your family at the loss of Scott. He was a great guy and Brad and I were proud to have known him. He always had that deep laughter that was comforting and infectious. God bless you as heaven has another angel.

  • Lyle, Jan, and families, I am saddened to learn of this loss of Scott. He was a sweetheart, and I will cherish the memories of his gentle smile. May God embrace all of you with His loving embrace,

  • Lyle, Jan, and families, I am saddened to learn of the loss of Scott. He was a sweetheart, and I will cherish the memories of his gentle smile. May God embrace all of you with His loving embrace.

  • Please accept our sympathy at the loss of Scott. I knew Scott from the Water/Wastewater plants at Galion and he always had a joke to tell. He will be missed.

    Gary and Susan Irwin

  • Lyle,
    I was sorry to read of the loss of your brother, Scott.
    My condolences to you and your extended families.

  • Penny and family….our condolences to you and your family at the loss of Scott! He always had a smile on his face! May God be with you through this time and always! Heaven gained another angel!
    Ernie and Eldonna McKinniss

  • Penny lm so sorry for your loss of your husband.Mhusband.May God comfort you at this time.Kim Howard

  • Penny, Sam and family, We are so sorry for your loss! Scott was a good guy and neighbor! Our barn houghts and prayers are with you!

  • Penny, I am so sorry for your loss. In times of sorrow, words seem so insignificant. Cherish your memories. Sincerely, Kim Staiger

  • Scott was a good friend in my high school days. Riding in his old Falcon to football games on a Friday night! He brought a lot of joy to the lives of his classmates.

  • Prayers for peace and comfort for all of the family. Scott was always full of smiles and fun during our time in school. He will be missed .

  • Penny and Sam,
    We are so very sorry to hear about Scott. He was a great person. Would do anything for you. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  • My deepest condolences to his family and close friends. God’s angels came for him way too soon …

  • So many fond memories of the great times we all spent together. I will continue to keep your family in my heart over time and distance. Love to you, Penny, Sam, and all others who share your sorrow. Scott was the best.

  • Penny and family,

    Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers be with you during your time of sorrow. Scott was a wonderful and kind man. May Scott rest in peace in heaven.

  • Penny:
    We are so very sorry to hear of Scott’s passing. May the Lord comfort your broken heart and give you peace, and His love during this most difficult time.