Forest E. Reed

April 9, 1932 ~ October 8, 2018 (age 86)


Forest E. Reed (Elden), 86 of Bowersville, Ohio passed away Monday October 08, 2018 at Jamestown Place Health and Rehab.  Elden was born in Ross County, Ohio on April 09, 1932, to Clarence and Ginny Reed.  He was an avid aviation enthusiast, where he made many lifelong friends.  He devoted his retirement to helping his son and later grandson in farming.  He will be fondly remembered by family and friends for his assistance with various projects and sharing his talents. 

Elden is survived by his wife, Janice Reed; two children, Sherri Mangan, Scott Reed; 4 grandchildren:  Kevan Mangan, Dustin Mangan, Jacob Reed, Darren Reed; 4 great grandchildren:  Kyle, Graysen, Henley, Kenley and beloved nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Ginny Reed and one son, Brian Reed.

Memorial services will on held 1:00 P.M on Friday October 12, 2018 at Powers-Kell Funeral Home in Jamestown, Ohio, where friends may call one hour prior to the service. Pastor Brent Smith will be officiating.

Donations can be made in his memory, to Bowersville-Jefferson Township Fire Department, in lieu of flowers.

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