REED James H. Reed, age 82, died on Thursday, December 6, 2012. He was born in Metamora, Ohio, on December 28, 1929, to the late Orvis and Elsie Reed. He retired as President of ADS Truck Line, and was also formerly employed at Macy's of Easton. He was an avid University of Michigan and Detroit Lions fan, but he was most passionate about his family and loved spending time with his grandchildren. Jim is survived by his sons, Paul (Diana) Reed, Mike (Toncia) Reed, James "Chip" Reed, and David (Mary) McCracken; daughters, Deborah (Bob) Hall, Rebecca Reed, Denise (Todd) Beery, and Deborah (Michael) Patrick; 13 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and former wives, Doris Reed and Carol Reed. Family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, December 11, at the SCHOEDINGER NORTHEAST CHAPEL, 1051 E. Johnstown Road, Gahanna. Visit www.schoedinger.com to extend condolences.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Dec. 9, 2012