James J. Reed

March 1, 1932 ~ November 1, 2021 (age 89)


James J. Reed, 89, of Guy & Mary Felt Manor, Emporium, PA formerly of Lyons Run Rd., Emporium passed away at Guy & Mary Felt Manor on Monday morning(November 1, 2021). He was born March 1, 1932 in Emporium, PA a son of the late John R and Florence Ives Reed. On November 12, 2005 in CMA Church, Emporium he married Carol Morris Buzard Reed, who survives. Jim's first wife was Jean Smith whom he married April 29, 1955.

Jim graduated from Emporium High School and then served with the US Navy during the Korean Conflict. He retired from Sylvania in 1987.

In addition to his wife he is survived by a daughter, Cindy L. (Tom) Crouse, Indianapolis IN; two sons, James A. (Patty) Reed, Watkins Glen, NY; John J. (Tina) Reed, Seneca Falls, NY; nine grandchildren; seven great grandchildren;
two nieces and two nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John R and Florence Ives Reed; first wife, Jean Reed; his twin brother, Grover (Shirley) Reed; brother, Gene (Zee) Reed and a infant sister.

Visitation will be at the Barnett Funeral Home, 207 E. Fourth Street, Emporium, PA on Saturday from 10-11 AM followed by a Funeral Service at 11:00 AM with Rev. Lionel Owen, Pastor, Christian Missionary & Alliance Church, officiating.

A Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail.

Burial will be in the Moore Hill Cemetery, Emporium, PA.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the charity of the donors choice.

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Funeral Service

Barnett Funeral Home

Saturday November 6th, 2021


Emporium, PA

Special Instructions: Visitation 1 Hour prior to service

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