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Samuel Rex Reeder, Sr.

Died: August 4, 2017

Samuel Rex Reeder, Sr. passed away Friday, August 4, 2017 at the age of 86, a resident of Baton Rouge and a native of Zanesville, Ohio. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War earning several medals including the China Service Medal, Korea Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal and the Navy Occupation Servi…read more

Samuel Rex Reeder, Sr. passed away Friday, August 4, 2017 at the age of 86, a resident of Baton Rouge and a native of Zanesville, Ohio. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War earning several medals including the China Service Medal, Korea Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal and the Navy Occupation Service Medal. He retired from Kaiser Aluminum as their Safety and Maintenance Supervisor. He is survived by his daughter; Colleen Reeder Hopkins (Scott), a son Samuel Scott Reeder and a brother; Andrew Leon Reeder, grandchildren; Alaina Hopkins and Stacy Allen. He was preceded in death by his 1st wife Jeanne Roberts Reeder and 2nd wife, Ada Webb Black, brother; Don Reeder, sisters; Naomie Reeder, Jane Reeder and Joan Allton, his parents; George and Georgia Reeder. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Rabenhorst East 11000 Florida Blvd. starting at 5:00pm until 8:00pm. Visitation will resume Wednesday, August 9, 2017 starting at 10:00am until services in the funeral home chapel at 11:00am conducted by Tom Fleming with burial following at Louisiana National Cemetery in Zachary LA. at 12:30pm. Pallbearers will be; Mitchell Montgomery, Scott Hopkins, Frank Boley and Eddie Governor. He has received OSHA training certification, OSHA Hazemat Training Certificate and his training as a Navy Motor Machinist.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Rabenhorst Funeral Home East

Address:

11000 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

Date: Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Rabenhorst Funeral Home East

Address:

11000 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Time: 11:00 am -

Rabenhorst Funeral Home East

Address:

11000 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70815

Cemetery Information

Date: Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Time: 12:30 pm -

Louisiana National Cemetery

Address:

Zachary, LA

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