Northern Bedford Mourns Coach Lost at Age 56
September 16, 2021
The Northern Bedford community is mourning the loss of a longtime assistant football coach.
Robert B. “Rob” Reed passed away September 8 at the age of 56 from complications of COVID-19.
For more than a decade, Reed worked with the Northern Bedford football program as well as junior high baseball and basketball.
Former Northern Bedford head football coach and current athletic director Jeff Batzel was friends with Reed since childhood.
“I knew Rob since we were little,” Batzel said. “Our fathers coached together in the 60s and 70s at NBC and our parents became very close friends. W...