Jerald L. Reed, 74, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2021, at his home in rural Auburn.
He was born January 28, 1946, in South Bend, Indiana.
Jerald was a veteran of the United States Army.
He married Monica J. Lillach in Corunna on May of 1989, and she passed away in June of 2004.
Jerald was a truckdriver for Mayflower Transit for several years. He then worked in maintenance for the Kroger plaza in Auburn for the 25 years, retiring in 2011.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 178 of Garrett.
Jerald enjoyed camping and riding on his golf cart at Hickory Acres Campground in Edgerton, Ohio.
Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Stacey and Max Fugate of Auburn; son and daughter-in-law, Kevin and Pam Brown of Paulding, Ohio; daughter-in-law, Amy Miller of Auburn; two grandchildren, Sierra Bard of Garrett and Tyler Bard of Garret; and five great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, James Reed; mother, Agnes Reed; wife, Monica J. Reed; and son, Travis Miller.
A graveside service will take place at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, January 14, 2021, at Leo Cemetery, 14600 Leo Road, Leo, Indiana, with Pastor Willie Collins officiating. Military honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post 178 of Garrett.
Visitation will be from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 Center St., Auburn.
Memorials may be directed to Amy Miller to help with expenses.
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