Mark Elliott Reed

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February 20, 1969 - October 22, 2018
Born in St. Louis, MO
Resided in Joplin, MO

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Mark Elliot Reed, of Joplin, MO, passed away Sunday October 21, 2018, at the age of 49. Beloved son of Judith Kay Reed, and Donald L. Reed; dear brother of Vince (Kelly) Reed, and Sherry (Glenn) VanBooven; cherished uncle of Ryan Reed, Britney VanBooven, and Zac VanBooven. Mark is preceded in death by his sister, Linda K. Gohn.

Mark was a freelance artist and loved to create digital prints and ceramics. He enjoyed writing and playing the piano. Mark was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Britney and Jodi October 23, 2018 at 6:18 pm - Reply

    candle 7We love you very much Uncle Mark. ❤️

  2. Donna Fairley October 23, 2018 at 9:22 pm - Reply

    Marky I’ll never forget you all the fun and laughter when we were young with kayway 💕dang this breaks my heart I’ll miss your likes on FB And just knowing you were always there, you will always be special in my heart Love Ducky

  3. Heather Mullins Moomey October 23, 2018 at 11:57 pm - Reply

    candle 8Great memories cousin! Hope you and Linda are having a blast together! Love you! 💟

    • Heather Mullins Moomey October 24, 2018 at 1:46 pm - Reply

      candle 1Judy, Vincent and Sherry and family! Our deepest sympathies and prayers of strength during this difficult time. Love, Heather

  4. Kathy & Jim Korte October 24, 2018 at 9:02 am - Reply

    Glenn and Sherry, we are very sorry for the loss in your family. Our condolences and prayers are with you. Jim & Kathy Korte

  5. Linda Mosley October 25, 2018 at 5:57 pm - Reply

    Very sorry to hear this news. It was a privilege to spend time with Mark in my ceramics classes at St. Louis Community College, such a talented artist and good person.

  6. Fred Pollard October 25, 2018 at 6:57 pm - Reply

    One of the sweetest, most gentle souls that ever lived. I am so heartbroken, but glad to know the last few months were happy ones for you. You changed the people who were in your life for the better…I will miss you, Mark.

  7. Kim Mosley October 26, 2018 at 7:38 pm - Reply

    candle 5Mark had such a nice combination of being serious and enjoying life. I’m sad that he’s on the other side now.

  8. Carolyn Hasenfratz Winkelmann November 5, 2018 at 11:09 am - Reply

    candle 1I will always miss Mark. He was appreciated so much by so many. I published on my blog an expanded version of the remarks I made at the service, so here is the link if you want to read them:
    http://www.chasenfratz.com/wp/remembering-an-old-friend/

    My condolences to all who knew Mark. We love you!

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