Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

November 21, 2012

John C. Reeder


CROSSVILLE — May 12, 1934—Nov. 14, 2012

John C. Reeder, 78, of Fairfield Glade, passed away Nov. 14, 2012. Memorial services were held Nov. 18 from the chapel of Hood Funeral Home. Pastor Reggie McDonough officiated.

He was born May 12, 1934, in Nashville, TN, the son of John H. and Bernice Diviney Reeder. He was retired from the United States Navy having attained the rank of senior chief. His travels took his family from the east coast to the west coast and several places in between. After his military career, he retired from General Electric Medical Systems where he worked as an electronics technician in mostly the southern states. In 2001, he and his wife of 53 years, Julia, moved to Fairfield Glade where he spent many years playing golf and enjoying time with their many wonderful friends and neighbors.

He is survived by his loving wife, Julia Reeder, of Fairfield Glade; son, Brian Reeder and wife, Lisa, of Augusta, GA; daughter, Marcia Reeder of Myakka City, FL; and grandchildren, Laura Reeder and Scott Reeder.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Craig Reeder, and sister, Faye Monje.

Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC ( was in charge of the arrangements.