July 6, 1982 - December 14, 2016
Reese A. Neader, age 34, passed away on December 14, 2016 at Grant Hospital in Columbus, after a prolonged illness. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, William H. Ries MD and Virginia Ries of Chillicothe and Paul and Rosanna Neader of Marietta. He is survived by his parents James Neader of Lancaster and Jeanne Neader of Chillicothe and Stepmother Ann Neader of Lancaster and extended family as well as numerous local colleagues and friends. Reese was a 2001 graduate of Lancaster High School and co-captain of his senior class football team, graduated from Denison University and later did an internship under Sen. Richard Lugar in Washington D.C. He later served as the National Policy Director with the Roosevelt Institute in N.Y. Upon relocating back to Ohio he founded and was the CEO of Forge Columbus, a non-profit as well as becoming a recent Kiva Fellow for the city he loved, both which strengthen community business in Columbus by investing in entrepreneurs who give back to their community. Their mission is supported by a grassroots brigade of citizens who Buy Local and invest in community business. Reese, was a spirited, kind, genuine caring man who loved life with gusto and to its fullest. He would leave an impression on you after only one meeting. His civic participation and motto was 'Let’s get things done. Let's make it happen”. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM on Sunday, December 18th at the Epstein Memorial Chapel, 3232 E. Main St. Burial will follow at New Tifereth Israel Cemetery. A Celebration of Reese’s Life is being organized and will be held locally in several weeks. Information for this event will be posted later on Reese's FB page. The family is requesting, that In lieu of flowers, donations, can be made at a later date to a Memorial Fund in his name which will be announced on FB.
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