John Morgan Reed

John Morgan Reed, 91 of Tecumseh, ended his courageous journey to heaven on May 14, 2020.  He was born on May 9, 1929 in Estill, Kentucky to Myrtle (McKenzie) and Noah Reed.

On November 15, 1947, John married Peggy Garno and they enjoyed 57 years of marriage together before her death. John served in the United States Army from 1946-1948, and was a loyal employee of the Tecumseh Products Company for over 40 years.

John was preceded in death by his wife, their son Robert John Reed, his parents, his mother-in-law and father-in-law Doris and J. Russell Garno, brother Jim Reed, sisters Gracie Reed, Pearline Withrow, Edna Bush and Gloria Poe.

John enjoyed spending time with his family as they were everything to him. He is survived by his daughter Janis Baker, son-in-law Jeff Baker, grandsons Scott (Holleigh), Patrick (Kelly), and Benjamin (Carrie) Baker, and great-grand children Miranda, Madison, Megan, Colton and Morgan Baker.  

Visitation was held on Sunday, May 17, 2020 at the Tecumseh Chapel of Handler Funeral Homes with a private graveside service at Brookside Cemetery on Monday, May 18, 2020 with Military honors under the auspices of the Tecumseh American Legion Post #34 and VFW Post #4187. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to Hospice. Condolences may be offered to the family at


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