Robert Lee Reeder, 83, passed away Tuesday afternoon at his residence in New Albany, Indiana. He was born in New Albany to the late Carl and Susie (Kraut) Reeder. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was an Engineer for the U.S. Government. He later went to work and consult for various companies including The Nemeth Group in Crestwood, Kentucky. He was an avid golfer and member of Speed Golf Course where he ran the Senior League for 16 years. Mr. Reeder was a member of the Tri County Shrine where he was active as a volunteer for various charitable events.
Survivors include his sons, Thomas Lee Reeder (Susan) and Edward Louis Reeder (Lori); daughters Tonda Kaye Reeder, Jennie Linn Huffman (Joseph), Regina Louise Disponett (Dave), Lisa Lee Ellis (Brad) and Sara Jo House; 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife Ilene Rose Reeder, 2 brothers, 1 sister and his parents.
Visitation is from 1-8 PM Sunday and after 9 AM Monday at the Market Street Chapel of Naville and Seabrook Funeral Homes (1119 E. Market St. New Albany, IN).
His funeral service will be held at 2 PM Monday in the Market Street Chapel.
Burial with military honors will follow in Fairview Cemetery, New Albany, IN
Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org/shc/donate or Speed Golf Course, 517 Vermont St, Sellersburg, IN 47172
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