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Dan W. Reed Sr.

Dan W. Reed Sr., 77, of Huntington, passed away at 2:05 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, 2022 at Heritage Pointe of Huntington. Dan was born on Aug. 11, 1945 in Huntington, the son of Dale Reed and Grace (Prough) Reed. He married Carol Ann Norman on Sept. 19, 1964 in Decatur. She preceded him in death on April 23, 2022. Dan retired from Dana Corporation in Marion after 30 years of service. He attended the Voice of God Church and was a member of AKC Coon Hunters Club. Dan enjoyed hunting, fishing, and he loved woodworking. 

Survivors include his three Daughters, Candy Saulmon of Andrews, Sue O. Reed of Huntington, Corina M. (Dave) West of Huntington; son, Dan W. Reed, Jr. of Huntington; sister, Sue (Gerald) Jester; six Grandchildren, Dale Boyer, Jr., Cheryl Boyer, Daniel Boyer, Holly Saulmon, Terry Saulmon, II, Kyllack Reed; three Great-Grandchildren, Cloe Saulmon, Terry Saulmon, III, and James Saulmon.

He is preceded in death by his wife, Carol Ann Reed; father, Dale Reed; mother, Grace Reed; granddaughter, Teresa Saulmon; and his siblings, Willard, Floyd, Lloyd, Dale Jr., Margaret, Melva, Arnetta, and Willis.

Immediate Burial was in Gardens of Memory in Marion.

Preferred memorials may be made in memory of Dan to the Voice of God Church, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, IN, 46750. Please sign the online guest book at

Bailey-Love Mortuary was honored to serve the family of Dan W. Reed.