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Philip B. Reed

October 21, 1935 — September 6, 2022

Bristol

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Philip Reed, age 86, of Bristol, passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at Memorial Hospital in South Bend. He was born October 21, 1935 in Frankfort, IN to William and Anna Reed. He married Janet N. Willman in Illinois on April 19, 1958, she preceded him in death on October 20, 2021.

Phil received his bachelor’s degree from Purdue University. He honorably served his country in the United States Army Reserves. He was a sales representative for Glascoat Division of Uniglas, Elkhart and became Vice President and General Manager. He retired in 2000. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church, the Elk’s and the Optimist Club. He volunteered as a “red coat” at Elkhart General Hospital. His favorite time was spent with family and friends.

Surviving are his children, Michael P. Reed of Bristol and Shelley L. (Jack) Wilkerson of Brentwood, TN, grandchildren: Katelin J. Wilkerson, Michael R. Reed, Emma J. (Chris) Nunez, Jake A. Wilkerson and Sarah J. (Connor) Durbin, great-grandson Robert F. Nunez and his dear friend Sandi Lake. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Anna Reed, his wife Janet N. Reed; sister, Marjorie Reed Ridenour and brother, Dr. John David Reed.

A Celebration of Phil’s Life will be held at 12 Noon on Friday September 23, 2022 at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, 1531 Cobblestone Blvd., Elkhart, IN 46514, where friends may visit one hour before services. Sister Nora Frost will officiate. In lieu of flowers memorials for Phil may be given to Grace Lutheran Church, 831 W. Marion St., Elkhart, IN 46516 at www.gracelutheranelkhart.org or Heifer International, 1 World Ave., Little Rock, AR 72202 www.heifer.org or Michigantown Community Center Renovation Fund or Scholarship Fund c/o Pat Newton, 630 N. State Road 29, Michigantown, IN 46057. Online condolences to www.stemmlawsonpeterson.com

Donations:

Grace Lutheran Church
PO Box 851, Elkhart IN 46515
Web: http://www.gracelutheranelkhart.org/give

Heifer International
1 World Ave, Little Rock AR 72202
Web: http://www.heifer.org

Michigantown Community Center Renovation Fund or Scholarship Fund C/O Pat Newton
630 North State Road 29, Michigantown IN 46507

To send flowers to the family in memory of Philip B. Reed, please visit our flower store.

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Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home

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Elkhart, IN 46514

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