Lynn R. Reams 1934-2013

YOUNGSTOWN – Lynn R. Reams, 79, of Girard, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Health Center.

He was born Jan. 21, 1934, in Rockford, Iowa, the son of John and Irene Metz Reams.

He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1953 to 1957.

Lynn retired from Maplewood Local Schools as a teacher, and was a member of St. Rose Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jacqueline Susor; children, Timothy Reams of Texas, Lynn Reams II of Girard, Robin Jones of Tennessee, Bernadette Reams of Texas and Robert Reams of Girard; stepdaughter, Monica Rea of Girard; sister, Lois Bull of Illinois; three brothers, Gilbert Reams of Arizona, and Kenneth and Danny Reams of Iowa; nine grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother and an infant grandson.

A Mass of a Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday at St. Rose Church, preceded by a prayer service at 9 a.m. at Blackstone Funeral Home. Family will receive relatives and friends from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.

A military service will be held at Girard City Cemetery.