OBITUARY: U.S. Marine Veteran Donald Martin Ream, 82, of Melbourne Passed Away March 2
By Space Coast Daily // March 8, 2020
was a proud veteran, having served his country in the United States Marine Corp
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Donald Martin Ream, 82, of Melbourne, Florida, and formerly of Waterville, Ohio, died of natural causes on March 2, 2020, at his home surrounded by family.
Don was born to Ethel and Thomas Ream on February 20, 1938, in Somerset, Ohio. He was one of six children. His siblings Tom Ream, Betty (Ream) Jenkins, Lois (Ream) Brubacher, and Walter “Jay” Ream preceded him in death, and he is survived by his brother David Ream.
Don is survived by his wife Judi Ream, whom he married in 1966. They have been married for 54 years and have six children. Don was a business owner with an entrepreneurial spirit, an avid collector of many different things, had an affinity for classic cars, regularly attended Calvary Chapel and loved his Ohio State Buckeyes.
He was also a proud U.S. Veteran, having served his country in the Marine Corp.
Don was preceded in death by his eldest child Cheryl (Dave) Moon and is survived by his sons Todd (Jodi) Ream, Robert Lambert, and Rick (Judy) Lambert, and daughters Teresa (Bobby) Futch and Jennifer (Jack) Zimak. He has 16 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
The Celebration of Life for Don will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at 11 a.m at Calvary Chapel Melbourne (CCM). The address is 2955 Minton Road, West Melbourne, FL 32904. All are welcome to attend.
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