Mr. Blake R. Reed III
1941 - 2021
Varner Funeral Home - Sligo
1632 Bald Eagle Street
Sligo, PA
Blake R. Reed III, 79, of Grove City, formerly of Toby Township, Clarion County, went to be with Jesus on May 17, 2021.

Born June 6, 1941 in Beaver Township, he was the son of Blake Reed Jr. and Ruth (Mays) Reed.

He married Jane Harkless on September 12, 1986. She survives.

He was veteran of the United States Navy and served during the Vietnam Era. Blake was a computer technologist (retired).

Mr. Reed attended the Grove City Alliance Church. He served as treasurer of Cherry Run Camp for many years, and he formerly served in the honor guard of Shearer-Shick American Legion Post 454 of Rimersburg.

In his spare time, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, and being outdoors.

Blake is survived by his wife, Jane Reed of Grove City; three daughters, Nikki Reed of Seattle, Wash., Alicia (Carr) Reed and Kyle of Fredricksburg, Va., and Britt Eaton and her husband, Bryan, of Grove City; two sisters, Mary Alexander of Franklin, and Mellany Angiolieri of Franklin; one brother; Philip "Skip" Reed and his wife, Marilyn, of Knox; seven grandchildren, Victoria, Brooklynn, Blake, Rylie, Aidan, Morgan and Karter; and two great-grandchildren, Selah and Paisley.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, James Reed; a granddaughter, Pearl Reed Guerrero; a stepson, Ryan Heeter; and a son-in-law, Chadwick Carr.

All services are private.

Interment will be in the Callensburg Cemetery.

The family suggests memorials be made to the Cherry Run Camp Meeting Association, C/O Don Shaffer, 4765 Ramsey Town Road, Brookville, PA 15825.

The Varner Funeral Home in Sligo is in charge of arrangements.

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Jane and Family. You have our deepest sympathy. Blake was a very friendly and kind neighbor. We were blessed to have him here in our community. He will be missed. May God comfort you and continue to give you strength.
We love you.

Tom and Kelly Pochatko
Kelly Pochatko
May 26, 2021
We are so sorry to hear the news of Blake’s passing. Wishing there were words that could help in some way. Sending you all virtual hugs and know you can call anytime when you need to talk.
Elizabeth Marley and Family
May 20, 2021
Jane and Family~ I am so sorry for this great loss. May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Frankie and Leigh Beck
May 20, 2021
Jane and family, you have my deepest heartfelt sympathy. May God comfort you in this time of need,
janet (Rex) Nick
May 19, 2021
Janie you have my deepest sympathy, sending prayers for God to help you through this
Stacey Murphy
May 19, 2021
We were saddened to learn of Blake's passing. There are many fond memories of our High Roller days with him. You and yours are in our thoughts and prayers.
Blaine and Christy Hurrelbrink
May 19, 2021
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