Reed was a1955 graduate of Covington High School and a 1959 graduate of Penn State University with a Dairy Science degree.
He was employed as a plumber and a Christmas tree farmer at Zimmer Century Tree Farm.
He was a representative of tree growers at Penn State Ag Council, a member of PA Christmas Tree Growers Association, and Child Evangelism Fellowship of Tioga County.
Mr. Zimmer was a member of The First Baptist Church of Blossburg where he served as a deacon, Sunday school teacher and chairman of the board.
In addition to his wife Janet, Reed is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Laurie (Gary) Roof, Roseville, and Jill (Daniel) Marple, Covington; grandchildren; Alicia Allen, Kelly (Kyle) Hall, Joseph Allen, Alexandra Marple, Mackenzie Marple and Nickolaus Marple. Also a sister Lois (Howard) Craig of New Castle, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at The First Baptist Church of Blossburg, Saturday Aug. 4, with Pastor Patrick Parsons officiating.
Interment was at Cherry Flats Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be directed to the First Baptist Church 310 Main St. Blossburg, PA 16912 or Child Evangelism Fellowship 16 Charleston St., Wellsboro, PA 16901.