In Memory Of
11/07/1952 - 04/18/2012
Jerry B. Reed, 59, of Bloomington, passed away on April 18th at his home.
Jerry was born November 7th, 1952, in Bloomington, the son Jerry C. and Evelyn Reed.
He was a 1971 graduate of Bloomington High School. He attended Indiana University and graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Education. He served in the United States Air Force.
Jerry served on the Monroe County Sheriff Department from 1976 to 2008 as a Deputy Sheriff. After retiring as a road deputy, Jerry continued with the department as a Process Server. Jerry received numerous commendations through the years for his service to his community and the Monroe County Sheriff Department. Jerry had also worked as a Railroad Detective for Union Pacific Railroad.
He enjoyed spending time with his family and close friends. He had a love of cats, hot air balloons and sailing. Jerry’s sense of humor was like no other.
Survivors include his father, Jerry C. Reed of Bloomington, two nieces, Christine Dixon and husband David of Austin, Texas, and Lisa Bergmark and husband Josh of Fairfield, Connecticut.
Jerry was preceded in death by his brother, Richard in 2007 and his mother Evelyn in 2002.
Visitation will be Tuesday April 24 from 2 PM to 8 PM at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third Street, Bloomington. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 25th at 11:00 AM at The Funeral Chapel, with entombment to follow in Valhalla Memory Gardens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bloomington Animal Shelter.