Brian Edwin Reed
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Brian Edwin Reed
  • July 16, 1957 - June 18, 2017
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Brian Edwin Reed, 59, of Fort Wayne, passed away after a valiant fight against cancer on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 4:02pm at Parkview Regional Medical Center surrounded by loved ones. Born on July, 16, 1957 in Fort Wayne, he was a son of the late Howard and Jeraldine (Clem) Reed. Brian was a graduate of Northrop High School, class of 1975, and attended the business program at Indiana Institute of Technology. He was employed with Phelps Dodge/Indiana Rod & Wire for nine years before being employed with Kroger for 27 years; from which he retired. A simple man of Christian faith, he enjoyed NASCAR, going to the horse track with friends, bowling, cards, computer games, and spending time with his beloved beagle, Brutus. He is survived by his brothers, Dana (Carrie) Reed of Fort Wayne and Jeffrey Reed of Lafayette; sister, Delores August of Fort Wayne; and eight nieces and nephews. He was also preceded in death by his nephew; Dana Reed Jr. Funeral Service will be at 11:00am on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Hockemeyer and Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Rd., Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Calling will be from 2-4 & 6-8pm on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at the funeral home. Burial at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to Cancer Services of NE Indiana or to Allen County SPCA.