Abigail Renee Reid

May 30, 2009 - March 18, 2019

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Thursday, March 21, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel

Thursday, March 21, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Friday, March 22, 1:30 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Abigail Renee “Abby” Reid, 9, of Butler died Monday, March 18, 2019, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne.

She was born May 30, 2009, in Auburn to Joseph Eugene Reid and Stephanie Renee Simmons.

She was a third grade student at Waterloo Elementary School.

Abby was always smiling and happy, loved being in school, being outside, and camping.

Surviving are her mother, Stephanie Renee (Matthew Ridlington) Simmons of Butler; her father, Joseph Eugene Reid of Westerville, Ohio; two brothers, Abel Williams of Waterloo and Bentley Reid of Westerville, Ohio; two sisters, Jamelyn Reid and Abriella Rocha, both of Westerville, Ohio; maternal grandparents, Patrick and Sue Simmons of Butler; maternal great-grandparents, Steve and Margie Stockert of Butler, Phyllis Simmons of Kendallville, and Larry and Lana High of Butler; and aunts and uncles, Mickey and Patty Johnson of Texas, Vic and Freda Neuman of Kendallville, Jerry and Christy Neuman of Kendallville, Ken and Mandy Creager of Michigan, Jeff and Bobbi Simmons of Butler, Phillip Simmons of Kendallville, Nathan Simmons of Auburn, and Tony Bolen of Butler.

She was preceded in death by maternal great-grandfather, Larry Simmons.

Funeral services will be Friday, March 22, 2019, at 1:30 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville with Pastor Worley Gibson officiating. Burial will be the Butler Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Matthew Ridlington, Mickey Johnson, Nathan Simmons, and Tony Bolen.

Visitation is Thursday, March 21, 2019, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and one hour prior to the service on Friday.

Preferred memorials are to the family.

View a video tribute after Thursday or share memories and condolences at youngfamilyfuneralhome.com

Guest Book

March 26th, 2019 5:11am

My condolences to the family. Please be comforted by the Bible's promise of the resurrection. John 5:28,29, Acts 24:15

Chasity johnson
March 22nd, 2019 3:22pm

Abby rip little angel u will be loved and missed dearly

Kelly Slattery
March 22nd, 2019 9:07am
Hicksville Ohio

I didn't get the chance to know you. I only saw you once when you were a baby. But I can see that you were a very happy little girl. My heart goes out to all of your family and friends. May you be dancing in the sky singing your heart out with your great grandfather James Reid sr. Fly high sweetie. Love your great aunt Kelly!😍🦋🎵🙏😇

Tracey Jones
March 20th, 2019 9:48pm
Avilla, IN

I'm so very sorry for your loss Pat. May she rest in peace.

Valerie Parrish
March 20th, 2019 11:48am

Met her once at Hudson Zoo Trip and she was all smiles. Such a beautiful young girl to go so early. She is rejoice with the Lord watching over all her family.

Jennifer Schomaker
March 20th, 2019 3:12am

Praying for u. All she touched many hearts

Erika Messer
March 19th, 2019 10:45pm

We are so sorry to hear of Abigail's passing - my daughter Abby knew her from Waterloo even though she is a few years older, and we are praying for your family and wishing you peace. God Bless.

Maria Badger
March 19th, 2019 8:57pm

So sorry for your loss and im sorry im not able to be there for you all

Tammy Minnefield
March 19th, 2019 5:45pm
Dallas, Texas

Thinking of you during this most difficult time. I wish you and your family comfort & strength. Rest In Peace, Abby.