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Ellis Turner Reed

July 25, 1932 ~ September 9, 2021 (age 89)

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Ellis T. Reed, 89 of New Concord, passed away peacefully on September 9, 2021, while surrounded by his loving family at the Genesis Hospice Morrison House.

Ellis was born in Zanesville on July 25, 1932. He is the son of the late Walter and Hazel (Duff) Reed. Ellis retired in 1988 as a Mail Carrier for the United States Postal Service, where he worked for 26 years. He attended Muskingum University in 1949 and 1950, and was also a member of the Oddfellows. Ellis proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.

Ellis is survived by his nephews, Emmett (Pearl) Fraizer, and Lynn (Della) Fraizer; his cousins, Julie McGee, Joyce Rothacker, and Jolene Duff-Gibson; and additional family and friends.

In addition to his parents, Ellis is preceded in death by his sister, Fern (Leonard) Fraizer; and his furry companion, Mia.

In keeping with his wishes, a caring cremation will take place and a private graveside service will be held. Ellis will be laid to rest in Pleasant Hill Cemetery next to his parents. The Farus Funeral Home of New Concord is caring for the Reed family.

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