Roy W. Reynolds, age 90, of Ottawa, passed gently into the arms of Jesus surrounded by his loving family.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Sunday, December 26th at Gladfelter-Roetker Funeral Home with Pastor Dave Zehrung officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M. Sunday prior to the funeral service and from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. Monday at the funeral home prior to interment in Oakwood Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Patrick, Brent and Mark Hirschman, Jason, Jeffrey, Joshua and Jacob Sensiba and Chris Lentz Honorary pallbearers will be Claude Beguin, Jr. and Andrew Carmin. Due to the current Covid situation, masks are required for those attending visitation and services.
Roy was born January 21, 1931 in Ottawa, a son of Charles Orville and Edna Louise (Beguin) Reynolds. He married Ann K. Stohr on February 17, 1951 at the Paul Street Bible Church in Ottawa. Roy is survived by his wife of 70 years, Ann; children, Patricia Ann Sensiba of Tonica, Roy Allen Reynolds of San Antonio, TX, Paul David (Maureen) Reynolds of Bloomington, IL and Marcia Kay Myers of Oglesby; grandchildren, Jamie (George) Brewer, Jason (Nancy) Sensiba, Sunshine Thunderchief and Renae (Chris) Lentz; 12 great-grandchildren and 5 great-great-grandchildren. He also leaves brothers, Terry (Rhonda) Reynolds, Raymond (Sharon) Reynolds and Vernon (Judy) Reynolds; sisters, Donna Simmons and Berdie Caroline (Jerry) Goodchild. Besides his parents, Roy was preceded in death by his brothers, Charles Reynolds, Eugene Reynolds, Dawson Reynolds, Donald Reynolds, Robert William Reynolds, Theron Dewey Reynolds, Fredrick Reynolds and Dale Reynolds; sisters, Marilyn Rick, Phyllis Caffee and Vera Mae Reynolds; and great-granddaughters, Misty Heather Sensiba and Jennifer Jean Sensiba.
Roy attended Grace Baptist Church and Zion Lutheran Church. He lived a dedicated Christian life by example. He retired from Libby Owens Ford after 40 years of service. Roy enjoyed time spent with his family. His leisure time would find him traveling to bluegrass festivals and spending Winters in Texas. He loved the great outdoors and watching birds. Roy was a very creative man with a passion for building different structures including his home.
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