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Charles Reed

February 27, 1958 — October 4, 2022

Charles Reed

Charles E. Reed, 64, passed away on Tuesday, October 5, 2022. He was born on February 27, 1958 to parents Richard and Mary Reed in Columbus, Ohio.

Charlie graduated from Westerville High school and was a proud veteran of the United States Army, serving over ten years as an Aircraft Armament Technical Inspector both stateside and overseas. He worked for over 30 years at Ford Motor company, first at Ohio Assembly in Avon Lake and most recently at Cleveland Engine Plant. Charlie lived in Sheffield Lake, Ohio for several years where he raised his boys. He was a Cleveland Browns and Ohio State University football fan and was a season ticket holder for the Browns for many years upon their return to Cleveland.

Charlie was a car fanatic and was known as someone who could fix anything. He was always helping his sons fix things, even helping Will to build a Mustang. He was always laughing and would often speak his mind whether you asked or not. Charlie loved taking pictures, watching movies, playing video games, woodworking, and making his own sweet tea. He especially loved his grandchildren.

Charlie is survived by is loving sons Chuck Reed, and Will Reed (Ameena); granddaughters Ava, and Luna; parents, Dick and Mary Reed; sister, Sandy Sutherland (Larry); mother of his sons, Tina Reed; nieces and nephews, Matt Sutherland and Erin Schindel (John); great-nephews, Cade and Cole.

Memorial contributions may be forwarded to AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY 10501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44106 at

Family will receive friends for a visitation on Monday, October 10, 2022 from 4:00 - 7:00pm at the Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon Belden Rd., Avon Lake, OH 44012. The family encourages you to dress in casual or business casual attire.

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Monday, October 10, 2022

4:00 - 7:00pm (Eastern time)

Busch Funeral Home, Avon Lake

163 Avon Belden Road, Avon Lake, OH 44012

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