Dr. Donald Waite Reed

Dr. Donald Waite Reed, 84, of Greenfield, passed away on March 24, 2012, at the Indiana Heart Hospital. Born on September 19, 1927, in South Bend, he was the son of Charles and Ilah (Mahoney) Reed.

Donald graduated from high school in Culver, Indiana, and attended IU in Bloomington. He then attended IU Medical School and finished his medical residency at Ohio State University. He married Nancy “Susie” Howard in 1965 in Plymouth, Indiana. Dr. Reed worked as a general practitioner in Culver, Indiana, for six years then went on to work at St. John’s Hospital as a neurologist. Overall, he worked in the field of medicine for fifty years. His hobbies were practicing medicine and spending time with his family.

Surviving him are his wife, Nancy “Susie” Reed of Greenfield; sons, Richard (Tina) Reed of Indianapolis, Robert (Deanna) Reed of Greenfield, Mark (Angie) Reed of Greenfield, Bryan (Angie) Reed of Indianapolis, and William (Lynn) Reed of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Brandon, Kirsten, Abagil, Madalyn, Darin, Emily, and Adam; brother, Edgar Reed of Louisiana; sister, Winifred Joice of Culver, Indiana; and a nephew, Reed Joice.

Preceding him in death were his parents and a brother, Keith Reed.

Private services will take place at Erlewein Mortuary in Greenfield.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association at www.heart.org. Friends may share a memory or send a condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com or email condolences to sympathy@erleweinmortuary.com.