Elmer Reed (1931 - 2017)

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Elmer Reed, 86, Cynthiana, died Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017 at Grand Haven Nursing Home.
He was born in Bourbon County, Oct. 3, 1931 to the late Asa and Elizabeth Reed. He was a lifelong tobacco farmer and raised cattle. He was preceded in death by his wife, Anna Frances Henson Reed; a son, John Thomas Reed; two brothers, William Asa Reed and Raymond Reed; and a great-great grandchild, Easton Levi Carter.
He is survived by two daughters, Mary Kay (Terry) Crump and Deborah Ann (Gary) Hicks, both of Cynthiana; a granddaughter, who made her home with Mr. and Mrs. Reed, Jennifer Florence Jones, Cynthiana; a brother, Bobby Reed, Washington State; a sister, Geneva Long, North Middletown, Ky.; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Friday, Oct. 13 at 1 p.m. at Ware Funeral Home by the Rev. Paul Marksberry. Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Pythian Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bluegrass Hospice Care, 1317 US Hwy. 62 East, Cynthiana, KY 41031.
Pallbearers will be Jon Boggs, Terry Crump Jr., Daniel Hicks, Elmer Don Reed, Kenneth Reed, John Reed Jr. and John Jones.
Honorary pallbearers will be Tom McKee, Marvin Cracraft, Ricky Debrueler and Charlie Hanna.
Funeral Home
Ware Funeral Home
846 U.S. Highway 27 North
Cynthiana, KY 41031
(859) 234-4000
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Published in The Cynthiana Democrat on Oct. 12, 2017