Jason Edward Reents

April 23, 2019

McDonalds lost a loyal customer at 6:55 pm on April 23, 2019.  Jason, age 45, could always find room for his favorite hamburger, french fries and a coke even after a big holiday meal.  We have decided to be joyful about him having a full life rather than be sad about his death.

Born in Indianapolis, Indiana on September 30, 1973, Jason’s parents are Steve and Carol (Henry) Reents.  His sister, Julie (Reents) Wood of Eureka, Missouri joined the family three years later.  Uncle Jason is adored by Julie’s children, Harper, Reagan, Savannah, Fletcher, and Hudson.  Jason’s deceased grandparents are Ray and Freda Henry and Ed and Mildred Reents.  He has several Indiana aunts, uncles and cousins plus his California relatives, Uncle Mark, Aunt Mary and their sons who loved Jason from afar.

While he attended Clinton Prairie schools we tried to give Jason a normal childhood filled with church, ballgames, vacations and family time.  But the greatest gift as parents that we gave Jason was the independence to live his own life.  Even with full-time supportive care in his own home, Jason made friends and enjoyed his own activities, such as his days spent at the Day and Community Sycamore Services.  With the love of singing, Jason’s favorite outing was participating in the Trangram Special Needs Chorus.  He may not have been the best singer, but his voice was the most joyous.  Jason was blessed with good health his whole life but his body could not heal from a recent surgery.  Heaven just got a new greeter singing, “Happy Birthday” to all who enter.

Visitation and Services

We are honoring this special man with a memorial service on Monday, April 29, 2019 at 4 p.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Reverend Gary Walker will officiate. Calling is one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Clinton County Humane Society or maybe . . . a trip to McDonalds.


Leave your Condolences

12 Condolences for “Jason Edward Reents”

  1. Harold, Darla & Jennifer Harper April 26, 2019 at 7:25 pm

    We are sorry for your loss and praying.

  2. Patty Barnett April 26, 2019 at 10:28 pm

    Carol & Steve,

    I am thinking about you and your family during this time. So sorry for your loss.

    Take care,
    Patty Barnett

  3. Robin Butler April 27, 2019 at 5:30 pm

    Jason will always be in my heart he was a true character. I always had fun when I took him over, you were the best parents he could ever ask for.

  4. Susanne Robinson April 28, 2019 at 4:52 pm

    Steve and Carol, So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family are being sent.

  5. Carol Livengood April 28, 2019 at 5:46 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss and Heavens gain. Prayers to you all.

  6. Mary Crider April 28, 2019 at 6:19 pm

    Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

  7. Connie Garrett April 28, 2019 at 6:41 pm

    So sorry, but he was blessed with such a great family. I always looked forward to seeing him at ball games. He was special in many ways. And you were a special family!!

  8. Libbi Smith April 28, 2019 at 7:22 pm

    I remember being a student teacher in Judy Pillion’s class where Jason was a student. He brought many a smiles to my face. What a blessing he has been in many ways! Thankful to God for his heavenly healing! Prayers to you all.

  9. Kathleen Meier April 28, 2019 at 9:23 pm

    What a beautiful tribute to your brother. For all of us the didn’t know him, like me, or knew him, it really told a beautiful story of his life. He seemed to have had a wonderful life with lots of loving people. McDonald’s is going to miss him. So sorry for your loss but enjoy the celebration of his life well lived with some amazing people.

  10. Vicki Padron April 29, 2019 at 12:15 am

    Carol and Steve. So sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for the days ahead.

  11. Elton Family April 30, 2019 at 3:28 pm

    My family and I would like to express our deepest sympathy over the loss of Jason. May you find comfort in your loving memories, the warmth of family and friends and the wonderful hope found at John 5: 28 & 29. Once again, please accept our condolences.

  12. Leslie Robison May 1, 2019 at 11:12 pm

    Our deepest sympathy to all of you. Please know that you are in our thoughts & prayers.

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