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Calvin L. Reed
AVON-Calvin L. Reed, 83, Avon, passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at 2:50 a.m., in his home.
He was born Tuesday, Sept. 15, 1925, in London Mills, the son of James and Cora (Baker) Reed. He married Adeline Eathington Aug. 31, 1949.
He is survived by his wife of Avon; one daughter, Diantha Lyn Pedersen, Avon; and one grandson, Beau Reed Pedersen, Avon.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, and four brothers.
Calvin was born and reared in London Mills. He served in the United States Navy during World War II. After marriage he moved to Avon. “He was Avon’s one and only Floorologist’’.
He enjoyed harness racing of which he owned three horses, and was also an avid Cub and Illini basketball fan.
Cremation rites were accorded.
Memorials may be made in his memory.
Corman Memorial Home, Avon, was in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.cormanmh.com.