Joel Rodney Reed January 7, 1976 June 22, 2015 Joel Rodney Reed, 39, of Port Matilda, died on Monday, June 22, 2015, in State College. Born January 7, 1976, at Chambersburg Hospital, he was the son of Jay R. and Joanie L. Plank Reed, of McVeytown. On July 9, 2011, at the Penn State Arboretum he married the former Deanne Cae Boonie who survives at home along with their two sons, Ethan Jay Reed and Holden Glenn Reed, both at home; also surviving, one sister, Julie M. Reed, of McVeytown; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Barry and Brenda Boonie, of Warriors Mark; a brother-in-law, Justin Boonie and his wife, Tiffany, of Warriors Mark; and one niece, Calgary Boonie, of Warriors Mark. Joel was a 1994 graduate of Mount Union High School. He received a bachelor's degree in Business Management and Information Technology from Juniata College in 1998. Joel worked at Penn State University; where he worked as an assistant manager in Information Technology of the Department of Educational Equity. He was the owner and operator of Xtreme Ridez LLC, a custom window tinting business. Joel attended State College Alliance Church. He enjoyed shooting and collecting guns and was talented in customizing cars. Joel lived for his family, loved his boys and the way that they loved him. He valued his friendships and would do anything for anyone. Friends will be received at the State College Alliance Church, 1221 W. Whitehall Rd., State College on Friday June 26, 2015, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The funeral service will follow in the church at 1:00 p.m. with the Pastor Neil Breneman officiating. Private burial will follow in Grays Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ethan and Holden Reed Children's Fund: National Penn Bank (Attn: Darlene Allegretto), 1300 North Atherton Street, State College, PA 16803. Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences and signing of the guest book may be entered at www.kochfuneralhome.com
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Published by Centre Daily Times on Jun. 25, 2015.