James Robert “Jim” Reed, 89, of Warsaw, IN passed away at 10:05 a.m. on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at Grace Village Healthcare in Winona Lake, IN. He was born on August 8, 1931 in Peru, IN to Emmor D. & Doris L. (Hearell) Reed.
He grew up in Fulton, graduated from Fulton High School, and served in the Korean War with the United Sates Navy from 1951 – 1954. After serving in the navy he lived most of his life in Nappanee & Warsaw. He retired in 2011 as a security guard for Fairmont Homes in Nappanee after 20+ years. Formerly worked at Jones Food Market in Leesburg as a butcher for several years.
He formerly attended the Nappanee Missionary Church where he accepted the Lord as his Savior and was baptized. One of his great passions was training and showing horses.
He will be lovingly remembered by:
Daughter – Jody (Steven) Hopper of Warsaw
2 Grandchildren – Jessica (Jason) Harreld of Warsaw & Zachary (Bunni) Hopper of Columbia City
Gt. Grandson – Hudson Lee Harreld
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd. 15, Warsaw, IN. Burial will be in the Fulton County Cemetery. A private family celebration will take place at a later date.
Preferred memorials may be given to the donor’s choice.