Jakob R. Reed, 26, of 19 North Short Street, died Sunday, October 25, 2020 in Wilmot from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
He was born in New London on April 24, 1994, the son of James and Elita (Barton) Reed.
He graduated from Merrimack Valley High School in 2012 and lived in Northfield, Salisbury, and Palmyra, Nebraska before moving back to Andover in 2010.
Jake had been employed by RH White in Bow; Weaver Brothers; and most recently as a junior foreman for Feeney Brothers Construction Company in Dorchester, Massachusetts.
These are a few activities Jake loved to do: Listening to music, hunting, fishing, boating, snowmobiling, snowboarding, Bonfires, tinkering on engines, and spending quality time with friends and family. He loved road trips out West and had future traveling plans. He was crazy about his Dodge Cummins Diesel trucks and would talk about them with anyone who would listen.
He is survived by his parents, James and Elita of Andover; Dillan Reed of Andover; his sister, Justine Barton and her fiancee, Lee Hillsgrove Jr. of Andover; his niece, Layla Mae Hillsgrove; and his maternal grandparents, Ma and Pa (Mary & Herbie Barton), of Andover. His extended family includes several generations of aunts, uncles, cousins, and his very best friend, Bella.
Friends may call at the Chadwick Funeral Home, 235 Main Street, New London, on Wednesday, October 28, from 5 to 7 PM. A graveside service will be held in Lake View Cemetery, East Andover, on Thursday, October 29, at 2 PM.
Memorial contributions may be made to Labrador Rescue; Blackwater Veterinary Services, Salisbury; or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.