William Reynolds

William Cornelius Reynolds, 92, passed away on October 21, 2012 at his home in Tewksbury, MA surrounded by his family. 

Bill was born in Roxbury on September 3, 1920, the son of William E. Reynolds and Mabel (Brown) Reynolds. 

He graduated from Roxbury Central School and served in the United States Army during WWII as a Sergeant of the Quartermaster Automotive Mechanic Division in Burma, India from 1943 to 1945.  He was employed with GAF (General Aniline and Film) Corporation in Linden, NJ as a Valve and Instrument Technician from 1946 to 1982.

Bill lived in Margaretville from 1996 to 2010 and enjoyed fishing, traveling, working on repair projects and cars, watching NASCAR races, and Fox TV.

He was predeceased by his wife of 36 years, Eileen Jamison Reynolds; his daughter, Patricia Brown Reynolds, and by his loving companion of 21 years, Jean More Porter of Roxbury.

He is survived by his daughter, Virginia (Ginny) Reynolds Pierson, and her husband Cliff and grandson Joshua Reynolds Pierson, all of Cromwell, CT, Elizabeth (Betsy) Reynolds Rayner and her husband Jed of Tewksbury, MA, his nephew, Davis Deane and his wife Lee, and his niece Susan Deane Sargent all of Assonet, MA; as well as extended family.

A graveside service will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov.10, 2012 at the Roxbury Methodist Cemetery in Roxbury.

Memorial donations can be made to the First Congregational Church “Choir Robe Fund,” PO Box 156, Cromwell, CT 06416, or to the New England Bible Church “People In Need Fund,” 60 Chandler Road, Andover, MA 01810.