Paul Reid, 76, Ligonier, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2019, at his home. He was born on October 7, 1942, the son of Chet and Irene (Shultz) Reid. On Aug. 1, 1965, he married Clarene Reid; she preceded him in death on April 7, 2012.
He is survived by two daughters, Suzanne “Suzy” Campbell of Ligonier; Regina Yagel of Columbia City; a son, Stephen “Steve” Reid of Albion; nine grandchildren, Skylar Campbell, Micheal Campbell, Jayna Schroeder, TJ Yagel, Tiffany Brown, Kaylin Yagel, Kendall Reid, and Case Reid, four great-grandchildren, Owen Fletcher, Evelyn Brown, Madelyn Brown, and Brooklyn Schroeder; two sisters, Dixie Reid, and Peggy Norton; a brother-in-law, Denny Archer; and a sister-in-law, Teresa Coverstone.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and his in-laws, Clair and Phyllis Archer.
He served his country honorably in the United States Army and was an expert marksman. He had owned and operated Reid’s Car Parts since 1978. He loved farming, was an avid stock car racing fan, and faithfully attended his grandchildren’s activities and sporting events. He loved his family and always put them first.
A funeral service will be held in Paul Reid’s honor at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 11, at Yeager Funeral Home, 1589 Lincolnway South; Ligonier, IN 46767. Pastor John Lutton will officiate. Burial will follow at Sparta Cemetery in Kimmell.
A visitation will be held from 2-8 p.m., Friday, May 10, and also one hour prior to the funeral on Saturday at the Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society.
Yeager Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.