He was born in Greene County on Nov. 13, 1939, the son of Earl and Christine Reed.
He was employed through the Carpenter's Union until his retirement.
He is survived by three daughters, Kelly Reed and Leslie Clayton, both of Linton, and Rhonda Maines of Florida; and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Reed; a daughter, Rhonda Stewart; a granddaughter, Cheyenne; and two brothers, Rex and Ray Reed
There will be a committal at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Dog Island Cemetery, near Lyons.
Friends may call at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton from 5-8 p.m., Tuesday.
Memorial contributions can be made to the family through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com.