Ernest B. Reed

April 2, 2016

Ernest B. Reed 100, Frankfort, Indiana, Died April 2, 2016 at his home.  Ernie was born January 25, 1916 in Clinton County, Indiana to Jesse & Rosa (Fink) Reed.  His first marriage was to Geraldine Smith.  He later married Rebekah Webb on January 5, 1964 in Delphi, IN and she survives.  Ernest was a 1937 Graduate of Kirklin High School and then graduated from Bradley University in Peoria, IL with a degree in watch making.  He was a self-employed watchmaker from 1947 to 2000, he owned and operated Reed Jewelry Store & Watch Repair during that time.  He also was watch inspector for the Nickle Plate Railroad.

Please consider a memorial in memory or Mr. Reed to  The Frankfort Bible Holiness Church, 1947 W. Barner St., Frankfort, IN  46041.  You may share a personal message or order flowers for the family from this site.


Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. Wednesday April 6, 2016 at Goodwin Funeral Home 200 S. Main St. Frankfort, IN. Graveside services will be 3:30 p.m. Wednesday April 6th at the Green Lawn Cemetery Chapel of Peace, Frankfort, IN. Memorial donations may be made to the Frankfort Bible Holiness Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home or the Chapel of Peace. Goodwin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Survived by:

Wife of Frankfort, IN Daughter-Peggy Smith of Kokomo, IN Son-Todd Reed of Frankfort, IN 2 Grandchildren, 4 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Grandson also survive.

Preceded by:

His parents, son Scott Reed in 1987, sister-Marion Frye and 3 Brothers-Basil, Waldo and Vernon Reed


Leave your Condolences

10 Condolences for “Ernest B. Reed”

  1. Marolyn Ray-Hale April 3, 2016 at 7:06 pm

    The world has lost a great man.

  2. Carole Reed Talbert April 4, 2016 at 11:37 am

    You are in our thoughts and prayers. God be with you through the days ahead.
    Robin (Joy) Reed & Daughter Angelica & Carolé Reed-Talbert

  3. Monica Whitaker April 4, 2016 at 12:43 pm

    So glad Uncle Ernie made it to 100! Special thoughts are with you Aunt Becky during this were certainly loyal!!!! Lots of love from Monica and family.
    P.S. hoping our son, Parker, can come to viewing from Bible College to represent me!!

  4. Barbaralee Trenary April 4, 2016 at 1:52 pm

    Thoughts and prayers are with you Becky. Your Tender Loving Care of Ernie in last few years, led him to his 100 years. May God Bless and Keep You in His Care.

  5. Diane royer April 4, 2016 at 5:05 pm

    Sorry Becky for your loss thinking of you and family..Bonnie and Diane Royer

  6. Davison’s April 4, 2016 at 5:25 pm

    You all are like family to me. He was a great dude.

  7. Valerie Quales April 4, 2016 at 7:59 pm

    Dear Aunt Becky,
    Our prayers will be with you. So thankful Uncle Ernie made it to Heaven!
    May the Lord be with you! Wish I could be there on Wednesday for you.
    Love you!
    Love, Valerie & family

  8. Carrie April 5, 2016 at 10:45 pm

    Sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts & prayers!! He’s up above looking down wondering why everyone is so sad. He’s in a glorious place!! You always know where to find me if you need a listening ear.

    All your friends at 3ds

  9. Carolyn Adams April 6, 2016 at 8:21 am

    Becky. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with you at this time. God Bless You. Carolyn Adams

  10. Sandy Ray April 8, 2016 at 11:10 pm

    Becky – you are in my thoughts and prayers! Ernie was a good man! God bless!

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