David W. Reed, III, 71 of Wooster died on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at Wooster Community Hospital.
He was born in Alliance to David W. Reed Jr. and Virginia (Nye) Reed. He was married to Carolyn Roberts, who survives, for over 48 years.
David taught Special Education for over 38 years in the West Holmes School district, retiring in 2009. He was a member of the Wooster United Methodist Church. David had a keen interest in history and archaeology, listening to music, playing the guitar and was teaching himself to play the banjo. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family and friends. He was a member of the Archaeological Society of Ohio, past president of the Sugar Creek Archaeology Chapter, a member of the Johnny Appleseed Chapter, past member of the Killbuck Valley Historical Society and currently the curator of the Killbuck Valley Museum.
Along with his wife, David is survived by his children Matthew (Carrie) Reed of Apple Creek and Kristin Reed of Canton; grandchildren Kristion Stokes, Owen and Kole Gish and a sister Barbara Slaine of Fairview Park.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at the Wooster United Methodist Church, 243 N. Market St., Wooster with Pastor Jim Cooper officiating. Interment will follow in Wooster Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the church on Thursday.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, contributions be directed to the Killbuck Valley Museum, P. O. Box 142, Killbuck, OH 44637 or to the charity of the donor s choice.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com
The family requests in lieu of flowers, contributions be directed to the Killbuck Valley Museum, P. O. Box 142, Killbuck, OH 44637 or to the charity of the donor s choice
Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 1:00 PM at Wooster United Methodist Church
From 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the church on Thursday