Coach Robert Ray "Rob" Reader age 50 of Croake Station Rd., Fredericktown, died at 6:16 am Thursday, August 26, 2021 at his residence.
Born September 8, 1970 in Louisville, he attended Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois and the University of Louisville and was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Fredericktown.
He was Head Football Coach at Marion County High School for the last 3 years. Prior to that he was a paraeducator and Head Football Coach at Moore High School for 2 years and Assistant Football coach at Pleasure Ridge Park High School for 9 years. While at PRP High School they went to the 6A state championship game. In 2018 he was named the Courier Journal KY High School Football Coach of the year.
He is survived by his wife, Joanna Filiatreau Reader, a son, Patrick Tennill (Ashley Yates) of Springfield, a daughter, Marlee Tennill at home, his father Robert ((Joyce) Reader of Louisville and his mother, Rebecca Wooten Reader of St. Catharine.
Funeral mass for Coach Robert Ray "Rob" Reader will be conducted at 10:00 am Monday, August 30, 2021 at Holy Trinity Church Community Center, 306 Fredericktown Road, Springfield with Rev. Michael Martin officiating. Burial will be in Holy Trinity Cemetery. Visitation will be at Holy Trinity Church Community Center from 12:00 noon till 8:00 pm Sunday where a prayer service will be held at 7:00 pm and visitation will be held again from 7:00 am till time of service on Monday morning.
Pallbearers will be Kevin Watson, Travis Cotten, Troy Blakely, Bradley Miles, Brennen Booth, JJ Weaver, Bryan Barry and Ryan Spalding.
At the request of the family face masks and social distancing will be required for visitation and services please.
Hale-Polin-Robinson Funeral Home in Springfield in entrusted with arrangements.
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