Richard L. 'Dick' Reed

October 26, 1940 - June 26, 2015
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Richard L. ‘Dick’ Reed age 74, of Lima died 4:35 p.m. at Lima Memorial. He was born Oct. 26, 1940 to the late Ralph and Ruth Nadine Haruff Reed. He married Catherine Miller September 6, 1960 and she preceded him in death Sept. 15, 2011.

Mr. Reed retired from UPS after driving for them for 33 years. He was a member of the Eagles of Lima and enjoyed golfing with friends. He was an avid Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Reds fan and enjoyed spending time with his constant companion Maize, his beloved dog.

Survivors include 4 daughters: Ann Erpenbeck of Cincinnati, Ruth (Robyn) Reed, Missy Reed both of Louisville, KY and Heidi Reed of Lima, 3 grandchildren Jessica (Brian) Fanning, Bo (Rachel) and Michael Erpenbeck and a great granddaughter Harper Lee Fanning, a brother Bob (Janice) Reed of Lima, his dog Maize, a host of friends and the Taviano family.

He was preceded in death by a grandson Quenton Erpenbeck.

The family will receive friends 2-6 p.m. Sunday, July 5 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Memorial contributions may be given to Putnam County Hospice.

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Date: Sunday, July 5, 2015

Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806


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Born: October 26, 1940
Died: June 26, 2015

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