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Jimmie (Jim) Henry Reed

October 5, 1939 ~ July 4, 2020

Jimmie (Jim) Henry Reed, 80, passed away on July 4, 2020 in Boise. He was the first born child to Robert and Evelyn Reed, born on October 5, 1939. They lived on a dairy farm outside of Salem, Oregon, in their first home, built from an old chicken coop. At age 5, Jim and the family moved to a farm in Willamina, Oregon. There he went to a one-room school down the road for three years before finishing school in town. In addition to helping on the family farm and logging business he was active in FFA, was a student body officer, lettered in all sports, and joined the ROTC his junior year. In the fall of 1957 he attended Western Oregon College for general studies and baseball . . .