John C. Reed, 77, of Marshall, IL passed away 5:20 PM Tuesday, March 23, 2021 in Marshall Rehabilitation and Nursing. John was born April 2, 1943 in the rural community of Auburn in Clark Co., IL, the son of David and Flo Veach Reed. He married Romona Sims on June 10, 1962 at Clarksville and she preceded him in death on June 12, 2013. Surviving are a son, Rick Reed of Marshall; a daughter, Buffy Reed of Marshall; grandchildren, Thashia (Jeremy) Gosnell, Dylan Reed, Summer Rose (Cade) Walker, John Reed, Shaylyn Reed and Kimberly Ann Gruwell; great grandchildren, Maddie Gosnell, Zander Gosnell, Baylee Rollings, Emma Gosnell, Isaiiah Walker and Boston Rollings; a brother, Denny (Georgia) Reed of Marshall and his dog and faithful companion, Lola. He had formerly been employed at Stran Steel and Overhead Door of Terre Haute and had retired from Carpenter’s Local #133. He was a 1961 graduate of Marshall High School and will always be remembered for helping others and having fun. A memorial visitation for family and friends will be 10:00 AM t0 12 Noon Saturday at Pearce Funeral Home. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the Trap Shoot Club of Marshall High School. Online condolences are being accepted at pearcefuneralservices.com.