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Harold Otis Reeder, Jr.

April 11, 1943 ~ August 5, 2019 (age 76)

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   Harold Reeder, 76, of Harrisburg passed away on August 5, 2019 at home surrounded by family.

   Funeral Services will be at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, August 8, 2019, at Harrisburg Christian Church with Pastor John Gillman officiating. Family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until time for the service.

   Harold was born on April 11, 1943, in Columbia to Harold, Sr. and Frances Rice Reeder.  On November 26, 1964 he married Reva Carey in Harrisburg.  He was a graduate of David Hickman High School where he participated in track as a sprinter. Harold was a printer, working at American Press, Kelly Press and retiring from the University of Missouri Printing Services in 2006.  He attended Harrisburg Christian Church.  Harold loved being outdoors where he enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and riding his motorcycle.  He played softball well after his 60th birthday.  He will always be known as a Master Joke Teller.

   Harold is survived by his wife, Reva Reeder; four daughters, Terra Stone (Darrell) of Wylie, Texas, Leah Livingston (Jon) of Columbia, Kelly Palermo (Ken) of Columbia, Jessi Reeder-Hague of Harrisburg; a brother, Uless Reeder (Rita) of Columbia; a sister, Carolyn Cunningham (Jerry Samuels) of Hallsville; five grandsons, Brayden and Dalton Ballenger, Grant Hague, Bryan and Brandon Stone; two granddaughters, Alexus and Adyson Southworth; a great grandson, Aiden Hague; numerous nieces and nephews and Harold’s faithful companion, Lily, his Chihuahua.

   He was preceded in death by his parents.

   Memorial contributions are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association, in memory of Frances Reeder or Coyote Hill Christian Children’s Home.

   Arrangements entrusted to Bach-Yager Funeral Chapel, Columbia, MO.

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August 8, 2019

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Harrisburg Christian Church

Funeral Service
August 8, 2019

3:00 PM
Harrisburg Christian Church

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