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John Milton Reed

John Milton Reed, 84, of Big White Oak Road, York, Kentucky went to be with the Lord, Sunday, May 15, 2016 at his home.

John was born April 21, 1932 in York, Kentucky a son of the late Lonnie and Stella Howard Reed.

He was a member of Little Sandy Baptist Church in Greenup and he also attended Load Christian Baptist Church in Load, Kentucky. He was a retired carpenter and was a member of the Carpenters Union Local #437, Portsmouth, Ohio. John served his country as a military police while stationed at Fort Knox during the Korean War for the United States Army. He also was a farmer.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by

Four brothers

Smith “Cotton” Reed

Earl Reed

Jack Reed

Bill Reed

Three Sisters

Flossie Hammond

Clara Hatch

Flora Collier

He is survived by his wife Helen Quillen Reed

One daughter

Melissa and Jimmy Newsome of Maloneton, Kentucky

Five sons

Keith and Terri Reed of Raceland, Kentucky

Claude and Leigh Ann Reed of Lloyd, Kentucky

Tom and Joetta Reed of Lloyd, Kentucky

Roger and Bambi Reed of Greenup, Kentucky

Allen and Sheila Reed of Lloyd, Kentucky

One brother

Glenn Reed of Wurtland, Kentucky

12 grandchildren

Ross Reed, Ashley Reed, Allison Gilliam, Cayleigh Reed, Reagan Reed, Chandler Reed, Crockett Reed, Cassie Jo Reed, Wade Reed, Taylor Reed, Tessa Hunt, and Austin Newsome

Four great-grandchildren

Tristen Johnson, Mylei Johnson, Ellie Kay Hunt, and Easton Hunt

John was loved dearly and will be greatly missed by his family and all who knew him.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 pm Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup by Bro. Wayne Stephenson. Burial will be in the D.C. Quillen Family Cemetery York, Kentucky. Military rites will be preformed by Marine Corps League Greenbo Detachment

Visitation will be after 5:00 pm on Tuesday at the funeral home.

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