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Services will be 12:00 noon on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at the L. E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home for Mr. Howard L. Reeder, Jr., 66, of Youngstown who departed this life Saturday, June 29, 2019.
Mr. Reeder was born July 10, 1952, a son of Howard L. Sr. and Katherine Bell Reeder. He was a 1970 graduate of The Rayen School and had participated in the Youngstown Police Cadet program. He had been employed with U. S. Steel Corporation retiring in 1984. He was a former member of Trinity Baptist Church in Warren, and a former member of the Masonic order. Howard loved music, football, basketball and fishing. He enjoyed working on cars and grilling. He was a U. S. Air Force veteran.
He leaves to mourn his passing, but to rejoice in his peace, his daughter, Latosha Merchant; five sisters, Jacqueline Mitchell, Cheryl Davis, Patti Reeder, Judy (William) Meeks and Tonya Barnette all of Youngstown; two grandchildren, Tradaiza and Tabrea Merchant both of Akron; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, other family and friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Tyrone Clay Reeder; and two brothers, Harold and Herman Reeder; two nephews, Jazmon and Andre Reeder; and two brother-in-laws, Roy Davis and Timothy Barnette.
Friends may call Wednesday from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon at the funeral home.