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Ronald "Ronnie" Reed
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    509 W. University Ave.
    Urbana, IL 61801

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“DEAR KAREN AND FAMILY, MY PRAYERS GO OUT TO YOU. RONNIE WAS A GOOD MAN AND I KNOW HOW YOU WILL MISS HIM. JUST WANT YOU TO KNOW , I PRAY FOR GOD...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: IRMA (WAGNER) KELLEY - IL

“Dear Karen, Jason & Reed family, I am so very sorry for your loss. Ronnie was such a kind person who lived for his family and to help others. He...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Janice Collier - Woodbridge, VA

“You were always there to share a story and have a cup of coffee. We will miss you because you were here to help if needed. You were always there to...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: RODS HOME AND AUTO/RADIOSHACK - IL

“You always had a smile on your face Ron. You will be missed by your loved ones ,friends and the IAAC. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Theolinda Foster - Cayuga, IN

“Ron really loved his family and would do anything for them. Thanks for the memories you will be greatly missed. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Tim and Crystal Schwartz - IL

“A dad a grandfather and husband that no matter how sick or how bad he felt he let no one no he held his head high and continued life as god delt it...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: jason reed - milford, IL - son

“Ronnie will be so missed by all of the staff of the National Sweetheart Pageant. There was no job too much for Ronnie to do getting ready for the...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Dana Kuntz - Hoopeston, IL


Ronald Jo "Ronnie" Reed, 70, of Hoopeston, IL, passed away at 5:28 A.M. Friday January 4, 2013 at his home in Hoopeston, IL. He was born March 9, 1942 in Danville, IL, the son of Russell "Bus" and Hilda (Branson) Reed. He married Karen Sue Hannie on January 5, 1973. She survives in Hoopeston.
He is also survived by one son, Jason (Dianna) Reed of Milford, IL; two brothers, Monty Reed and John Reed both of Hoopeston, IL and two grandsons, Blake and Jacob Cole Reed.
Ronnie was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
Ronnie worked at Hoopeston Foods for 41 years, before retiring. He attended the Church of God in Hoopeston. He was a member of the Hoopeston Jaycees and Illiana Antique Auto Club. Ronnie's greatest love was attending car shows throughout the area. He also enjoyed playing music with his disc jockey service Ronnie's Rockin' Jukebox and spending time with his grandsons. Ronnie was best known for always being there to lend a helping hand.