Mr. Reynolds was a veteran of the US Army, serving during World War II. He married the former Shirley L. Shambeau at the Whitingham Church on April 6, 1947. They had just observed their 70th wedding anniversary. Mr. Reynolds had worked in many capacities including several years at Deerfield Glassine and as a rural US Mail carrier and school bus driver.
Mr. Reynolds was a 72-year member of the Whitingham Fire Department and a longtime member of the Cecil A. Davis Post of the American Legion where he had served in many capacities. A “jack of all trades,” he enjoyed woodworking, chair caning, and life in general. He especially loved his family and being involved with them.
Mr. Reynolds leaves his wife, Shirley; sons, Donald Reynolds, of Whitingham, and Joseph Reynolds, of Brattleboro; daughters, Denise Carrier and Nancy Janovsky, both of Whitingham; sister, Elaine Shippee, of Massachusetts; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
Mr. Reynolds was preceded in death by two children, Terrance Reynolds and Peggy Porter.
Calling hours were held on Friday, April 14, at the Covey, Allen & Shea Funeral Home in Wilmington. A celebration of life will be held at a later date . Burial will take place in the Sadawga Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be made to either the Whitingham Fire Department or Deerfield Valley Rescue in care of Covey, Allen & Shea Funeral Home, PO Box 215, Wilmington, VT 05363. Send condolences to www.sheafuneralhomes.com.