Johnny Roland Reed
Of Niota, died on Saturday, March 24, 2018
At Starr Regional Medical Center in Athens.
He went home to be with his Savior, joining his precious daughter Cindy and family. He is now rejoicing with them in Heaven.
A native of Madisonville and lifelong resident of Niota, he was the son of the late John and Ruth Gibson Reed and was preceded in death by a daughter, Cindy Miller; sister, Debbie Korb; brother, Joe Allen Reed. He retired from the McMinn County Highway Department and was a truck driver for ACI. He loved cattle farming and was a member of Clay Hill Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. He loved Jesus and his family more than anything.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years,
Becky Thompson Reed of Niota
Kristi Reed Cupp of Niota
Five grandchildren: Christopher Miller and wife, Jen, Chelsea Ann Miller, Skylar Nicole Miller, Brylee Claire Cupp and Bella Grace Cupp.
Dortha Reed of Niota
Six brothers and four sisters-in-law,
Charles Reed of Niota
Jimmy Reed of Niota
Don and Jane Reed of Niota
David and Becky Reed of Niota
Ralph and Theresa Reed of Niota
Jackie and Rachel Reed of Niota
Several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 11 am Tuesday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Joseph Reed, Rev Jason Reed, Rev. Craig Wilcox and Rev. Scotty Wells officiating. Burial will follow in McMinn Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Jonathan Reed, Jonathan Falls, Adam Reed, Andy Reed, Josh Cross and Jessie Combs. Honorary pallbearers will be his beloved brothers.
The family will receive friends 5-8 pm Monday at the funeral home.
If you are unable to attend the visitation or service, sign the guest registry at www.zieglerfuneralhome.com.
Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Johnny Roland Reed.