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George E. Reed

July 19, 1942 — March 8, 2016

George E. Reed, 73, of Deer Creek, passed away at 9:32 a.m., Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at St. Elizabeth East Hospital in Lafayette.

Born on July 19, 1942 in Liberty, Kentucky, he was the son of the late George and Hattie Reed.

George was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the Vietnam War.

On November 25, 1984 he married Juanita M. Banter.  She preceded him in death on January 15, 2011.

George was a retired truck driver and he enjoyed working on cars, and also gun and knife collecting.

Survivors include sons, Georgie Reed of Lafayette, and Tim Reed of Indiana, daughters; Georgana Rush of Flora, Norma Horton of Walton, and Ann Sayler (Jim) of Idaville, brother, Danny Reed (Jackie) of Sour Lake, Texas, and sisters, Shirley Reed of Kentucky, Fama Draper (Jack) of Flora, Geneva Rogers of Delphi, and Margie Garvin (Bill) of Pyrmont. George is also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

George was preceded in death by sister, Avi Brooks of Yeoman.

Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, March 12, 2016 at Marocco-Rans Funeral Chapel at 119 E. Market St., Logansport with visitation from 12:00 noon until the time of the service.

Services will also be held on Monday, March 14, 2016 at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home in Hustonville, Kentucky at 2:00 p.m., with visitation from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service.

Burial with military rites will be conducted at Mays Cemetery in Hustonville, Kentucky.

Memorial contributions may be made to Puppies Behind Bars, 263 W. 38th St. -  4th Floor, New York, NY. 10018. Contributions may also be made online at

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