Raymond C. Reed, 91

Raymond C. Reed, 91, of rural Wabash, died at  1:35 pm, Saturday, June 6, 2015 at his home. He was born Aug. 6, 1923, in Fulton County, Indiana to Henry and Pearl  (Brooks) Reed.

Ray was a 1942 graduate of Linlawn High School. He married Jacqueline Constable in Peru, Indiana, on March 4, 1943. Ray was a World War II Army veteran and a member of the Asbury Country Church. He retired from Container Corporation, Wabash, in 1985 after 39½  years. He enjoyed golfing, spending time with his family, and was an avid Chicago Cubs fan.

He is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Reed of Wabash; four children, Sharon (John) West of Roann, Indiana, Patricia (Tom) Chekouras and Cheryl (Dohn) Wiley, both of Wabash, and Stanley  (Linda) Reed of Ossian; three brothers, Jesse Reed of Wabash, Ronald (Pat) Reed of Columbia City, and Fred (Mary) Reed, also of Wabash; two sisters, Ilene Tabler of Logansport, and Bonnie (Roger) Dale of Wabash; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, and a sister.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday June 10, 2015, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash with Pastor Mike Bullick officiating.  Burial will be in Ever Rest Memorial Park Cemetery, Logansport.  Friends may call 3-8 p.m. Tuesday and an hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are Asbury County Church or Heart-to-Heart Hospice.

The memorial guest book for Ray may be signed at


Posted on 2015 Jun 09