Charles James “Jim” Reno Jr.

December 17, 2022

Charles James “Jim” Reno Jr., 84, of Frankfort, died December 17, 2022 at IU Health Frankfort Hospital.  He was born on November 19, 1938 in Frankfort to Charles J. Reno Sr. and Helen (Rodocker) Reno.  He married Janice Sparks on June 28, 1958 and she preceded him in death on February 17, 2019.

 Jim was a graduate of Frankfort Senior High School and worked for General Foods and then as a consultant to General Foods, now Kraft.  He was a member of the Masonic Lodge – 32nd Scottish Rite, a member of the Lions Club, the Moose Lodge, and was a car enthusiast.

Memorial donations may be made in Jim’s honor to the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 352 W. Clinton Street, Frankfort, IN 46041.

Visitation and Services

A Graveside Service will be held at a later date in Green Lawn Memorial Park.  Clinton County Crematory and Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort are honored to assist the family with arrangements.

Survived by:

Surviving are his Son: Donovan “Don” Reno of Frankfort; 2 Daughters: Deborah (Jeff) Bracken of Frankfort and Francis Pia Vela Cantos (Ernie) of New Jersey; 3 Grandchildren; and 4 Great-Grandchildren.  

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister: Joan Fuller.             


Leave your Condolences

9 Condolences for “Charles James “Jim” Reno Jr.”

  1. Cindy Kelly December 20, 2022 at 9:43 am

    So very sorry for your loss. My prayers to the family.

  2. Jim & Lupie Spears December 20, 2022 at 12:32 pm

    Debbie, Jeff, Don,

    So sorry to hear of your loss, you will be in our prayers in the upcoming days.

  3. Tom Marcinko December 20, 2022 at 3:45 pm

    Prayers for your family.
    Worked with you for many years at Kraft General Foods in Lafayette.

  4. William Davey December 21, 2022 at 1:52 am

    Condolences to you and your family!!!!

  5. Debra Walker December 21, 2022 at 4:15 pm

    Debbie and Donnie
    We are so sorry to learn of your dad’s passing. He and your mom were such amazing people. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers.
    Deb Sears Walker & family
    Dennis Sears
    Doug Sears and family

  6. Rosemary Crockett December 22, 2022 at 5:46 am

    My prayer’s go out to the family. I would give him his medication and loved listening to his music. I would sing and he said we should start a band. We always had a good laugh. RIP Jim

  7. Shellie Dexter December 27, 2022 at 8:48 pm

    Deepest sympathy to the family

  8. Ron & Erilda Coleman December 29, 2022 at 7:07 am

    Dearest Debbie & Family,
    So sorry to hear of your Father’s passing. Know he will be greatly missed. May God’s loving arms wrap you in His gentleness & give you & your family comfort. God Bless – Ron & Erilda – Foley, AL

  9. elizabeth rangel January 15, 2023 at 9:25 pm

    He was such a sweet guy whenever I got the chance to talk to him when I worked at Wesley Manor. It always put a smile on my face. Such a sweet soul. Thoughts to the family

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