Jeffrey E. Reames
Jeffrey E. Reames

December 11, 1959 - November 21, 2018
Resided in Paris, Illinois


Jeffrey Eugene Reames, 58, of Paris, Illinois, formerly of Marysville, Ohio, passed away at 9:20 a.m. Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at Horizon Health Paris Community Hospital. He had worked in the maintenance department of Paris Community Hospital for several years.

He was born December 11, 1959, in Bellefontaine, Ohio, the son of the late Gerald Eugene Reames. He married Jennifer Ellen Swanson on December 13, 2005, in Marysville. She preceded him in death January 21, 2018.

Survivors include three brothers, Kevin (Gail) Reames of Marysville, Ohio, Mark (Pattie) Reames of Bellefontaine, and Dave (Dixie) Reames of De Graff, Ohio; a step-daughter, Amanda (Chuck) LeSage of Paris; a grandson, A. J. Beschorner of Paris; two nephews, Kyle and Tobi Reames both of Marysville; his father-in-law, John (Betty) Swanson of Paris; a sister-in-law, Regina Borodach of Lakeland, Florida; and a brother-in-law, Jeffrey (Lesa) Swanson of Westfield, Illinois.

Jeff enjoyed sports and was a loyal Dallas Cowboys and Notre Dame Fighting Irish football fan. He was a proud and loving grandfather who deeply loved spending time with his grandson.

For those who wish, the family suggests that memorials be made to the ECCF D.O.-It Cancer Support Group.


Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at Templeton Funeral Home in Paris. Interment will be private at a later date.

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Templeton Funeral Home in Paris
600 East Court Street
Paris, IL 61944
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM