Monday, May 10th, 2010
John David Reed, 64, 505 Wildwood Drive, Coldwater, died at 3 a.m. May 7, 2010, at his home.
He was born July 17, 1945, in Bucyrus, to Daniel A. and Barbara J. Dillon Reed, who both survive in Upper Sandusky. On Sept. 3, 1967, he married Jan Koehler, who survives in Coldwater.
Also surviving are three children, Jacquelyn (Brent) Knackstedt, Beavercreek, David Reed, Findlay, and Heather (Ryan) Fisher, Conway, Ark.; a brother, Tom (Evan) Reed, Columbia, S.C.; and four grandchildren.
He was a coach and teacher at Coldwater High School, Montpelier High School, Parkway High School, Marion-Harding High School, Upper Sandusky High School and Lebanon High School. He was a member of the Ohio High School Football Coaches Association and was inducted into the Ohio High School Coaches Hall of Fame in 2006. He also was a founding member and pastor at Covenant Community Church in Coldwater.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Coldwater High School Palace. Burial is at St. Elizabeth Cemetery in Coldwater.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Thursday and 2-8 p.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater.
A John Reed Memorial Fund has been set up for Christ Centered Academic and Athletic Excellence, P.O. Box 20, Coldwater, Ohio 45828.