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1 of 22 | Posted by: Perri - Scottsdale , AZ - None

“Karen, I just saw the article about Dan's passing, I am so sorry for you and your daughter. It has been almost 30 years now, but I still remember you...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Karen - NC

“Karren and Jessi Words cannot express the sadness I feel in Bear's passing. No one could ask for a better brother-in-law, he was truly a Brother...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Sheila Browning - Peebles, OH

“Danny, You will always be in our hearts, leaving all your friends with wonderful memories. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
4 of 22 | Posted by: theresa gaffin - peebles, OH

“Karen & Jessi, Our thoughts are with you in your time of sorrow, The world has lost a great man and he will be missed. ”
5 of 22 | Posted by: Ray & Tammy Parrish - IN

“My heartfelt sympathy to Karren and your precious Jessie in this most difficult time. We should all learn lessons of kindness and caring from Danny...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Carol Matthews - Morristown, TN

“My heart goes out to you for the loss of Dan. He always made you feel good to be in his presence. He was a kind and giving man, and will be missed by...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Vera Charlton - LA GRANGE, OH

“Karren & Jessi, I am so very sorry. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers and will be in the days to come. We love you! ”
8 of 22 | Posted by: Pam Jones - Morristown, TN

“karen my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time in your life,im so sorry for your loss. ”
9 of 22 | Posted by: kim beamon - panama city, FL

“The most loving and giving man has been taken away, but we all have wonderful memories of him. I loved being around him and aggravating him!!! I'll...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Becky Browning - Peebles, OH

“I am so sorry to hear of Danny's passing. Karren, you and Jessi have been on my mind since the moment I heard. You were blessed with a good husband...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Amy Greene - Morristown, TN

“Gene & Dot: We are so sorry to hear of your loss. I know how much you loved him. I pray that you will find some comfort in your many wonderful...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Sherry Myers & CHad Johnson - KY

“I truly hope Danny knew just how many people think so highly of him. He touched a lot of lives and that big "bear" will be missed by many. My...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Mandy Bishop - Big Stone Gap, VA

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Dan was the bet landlord I had on Albert Street. He always understood when times were hard. Noone can...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Pamela Jones - Lima, OH

“Karren,Jess & all, I am so sorry to hear about Dan, I know there is nothing that can be said to help your hurt but just know that we are thinking...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Regina Culpepper - Clarksville, TN

“So very sorry to hear of Bear passing. He certainly was a loving husband. father,and friend. Hold your memories close, they will see you through...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Beverly McFarland - Peebles, OH

“We are truly sorry for your loss. Dan will be missed by all of us. Remember the good memories as Bill and I will. Our thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Nancy Stephens - OH

“We have all been so blessed to know Danny. A big man with a much bigger heart!!! He gave when he had and when he didn't ... and always with a big...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Debbie Bryington - Big Stone Gap, VA

“My deepest sympathy go out to Karren and Jessica as well as the entire Reed family. I hope you surround yourselves with family now during this...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Tia Lee Tull - friend

“This is a tremendous loss to all of us that were blessed to have Dan in our life even though it was a short time. He will be greatly missed but the...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Vickie Faulkner - Jeffersonville, KY

“Karren and Jessi, So sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. Denver & Teressa Shoemaker ”
21 of 22 | Posted by: Teressa Shoemaker - West Union, OH

“Dear Jess and Karen and family of Dan Reed- My sincere thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Although I had not had the...Read More »
22 of 22 | Posted by: Beth Ullom - Dayton, OH


Dan (Bear) Reed, 55 years of Lima, passed away Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at Clinton Memorial Hospital. He was born in Wilmington, Ohio on April 5, 1955. He was preceded in death by his step brother Deron Reed. Dan was a member of the Peebles Masonic Lodge #581 and the American Legion. He is survived by his father Gene Reed of Peebles, his mother Betty (Stephens) Shadley of Lima, his wife Karren (Allen) Reed whom he married on February 10, 1979 of Lima, one daughter; Jessica Reed of Columbus, three brothers; Fred Reed of Lima, Maverick Matthews of Stanton, Kentucky, Shawn Matthews of Lima, and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 1:00 P.M. at the Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home in Peebles with Heather Helmig and Jon Reed co-officiating. Friends may call on Monday from 5:00 till 8:00 P.M. with a Masonic Service at 7:30 P.M. at the Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home in Peebles. Memorials may be made to the donor's favorite charity.

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