Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana


May 16, 2013

D. Mark Reed

Feb. 25, 1932 - May 14, 2013

D. Mark Reed, 81, Monticello, died at 4:50 a.m., Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at I.U. Health White Memorial Hospital.

He was born Feb. 25, 1932, in Saginaw, Mich., to the late Herman and Josephine (Moyers) Reed. He married the former Sherry (Moran) Booher on June 15, 1971, in Kankakee, Ill. She survives.

He was a member of New Hope Lutheran Church. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving during the Korean War. He retired as a supervisor in 1987 from Chrysler Transmission in Kokomo. He retired from Monon Trailor in 2003. He also delivered for Rockey’s Pizza. Following retirement, he moved to Monticello. He was a member of the Monticello VFW and the American Legion in Kokomo.

He enjoyed fishing, carpentry and cabinet making. He cherished time spent with his family, especially his grandchildren.

He is also survived by seven children, Mark D. Reed (Kathy Riley), Asheboro, N.C., Robert Reed, Marco Island, Fla., Jay Reed, Monticello, Regina Cagle, Bloomington, Deborah Damron, Nashville, Tenn., Michelle Kelley, Kokomo, and Kerri (Bryan) Fischer, Monticello; one sister, Beverly (Cebrun) Mudford, Arkansas; one brother, Bill Reed, Cincinnati, Ohio; two brothers-in-law, Darrell (Karen) Moran, Decatur, Ill., and Scott (Kathy) Moran, Scottsdale, Ariz.; 15 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

He is also preceded in death by his grandson, Zacc Fischer; one brother; and one sister.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m., today at Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Tim Russell officiating. Entombment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens in Kokomo. Full military rites will be observed.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Twin Lakes School Corp. to benefit Tina Haworth’s special education classroom. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

You may sign the online guestbook at www.springerfuneralhome.com.

For more on this story and other local news, subscribe to The Kokomo Tribune eEdition, or our print edition

Text Only | Photo Reprints
  • OBT - KT072914 - Francis Knox obit - PIC Francis 'Tom' Eugene Knox Francis “Tom” Eugene Knox, 84, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at his home. He was born June 21, 1930, in Vera Cruz, Indiana, to Floyd W. and Mildred D. (Gifford) Knox. On Aug. 17, 1974, he married Deloris O. Wheeler in Lafayette, and she preced

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Funeral listings, July 29, 2014 Holmes, Imogene R. (Lett), services are 10 a.m. today at West Street Christian Church, Tipton.Jackson, Linda, services are 1 p.m. today at Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St., Russiaville.Esslinger, Hassie M., services are 1 p.m. today at Shirl

    July 29, 2014

  • Cathy J. Spivey Cathy J. Spivey, 66, Panama City, Florida, and formerly of Elwood, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Miller’s Merry Manor, surrounded by her loving family, following a brief illness.A celebration of life service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 3

    July 29, 2014

  • Frances Juanita Bookwalter Frances Juanita Bookwalter, 93, Peru, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday morning, July 27, 2014, at Community Howard Regional Health, Kokomo, with her loving children by her side.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at McClain Funeral Hom

    July 29, 2014

  • Helen M. Shultz

    Helen M. Shultz, 93, passed away at her residence Friday, July 25, 2014. She was born Sept. 9, 1920, to Raymond and Esther (Wolf) Jackson. They preceded her in death.Helen graduated from Butler High School and married Homer G. “Jake” Shultz on Aug. 3

    July 29, 2014

  • Wilma Leach Wilma Leach, Tipton, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Miller’s Merry Manor in Tipton.Arrangements are pending at the Porter Funeral Home of Tipton.

    July 29, 2014

  • OBT - KT072914 - Emogene Richey obit - PIC Emogene Richey Emogene Richey, 94, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Century Villa Healthcare in Greentown. She was born Dec. 21, 1919, to William Raleigh Coverdale and Ethel Jane (Harrison) Coverdale. On Dec. 24, 1939, she married Albert Richey, who preceded h

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Deena Lou Crawford Deena Lou Crawford, 72, Kokomo, passed away at 7:55 a.m. Sunday, July 27, 2014, at St. Joseph Hospital. A funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Ellers Mortuary, 3400 S. Webster St., with Pastor Gary Foster officiating. Burial will follow at K

    July 29, 2014

  • OBT - KT072914 - James Young obit - PIC James E. Young James E. Young, 78, rural Roann, died at 11:37 p.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, surrounded by his daughters at his residence. He was born Nov. 13, 1935, in Sleepy Hollow, Miami County, the son of Floyd E. and Margaret V. (Miller) Young. He was married N

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Max Bitner Max Bitner, Kempton, passed away Sunday, July 27, 2014, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at the Porter Funeral Home of Tipton.

    July 29, 2014

Latest news
Featured Ads
Only on our website
AP Video
US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue Raw: Corruption Trial Begins for Former Va Gov. The Carbon Trap: US Exports Global Warming Traditional African Dishes Teach Healthy Eating

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Kelly Lafferty's video on Tom Miller