Roy B. Reynolds (GROVETOWN, GA)

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GROVETOWN, GA - Entered into rest on Friday, November 4, 2011 at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, Mr. Roy B. Reynolds, Sr., 87, Cmd. Sgt. Major U. S. Army Retired, husband of Mrs. Ruby Berry Reynolds. Mr. Reynolds was a native of Ridgeway, SC. A Veteran of WW II and Korean War, he served his country for 32 years. He was a highly decorated soldier and retired as the Post Command Sargent Major of Ft. Gordon. He held the distinguished honor of representing Ft. Gordon at the inauguration of President John F. Kennedy. He was a member of the VFW, the Grovetown Masonic Lodge 730, Scottish Rite, Shriner and member of the Eastern Star. Mr. Reynolds was also a member of the Grove Baptist Church in Grovetown, GA. He was a loving husband and father and loved quail hunting. Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Ruby B. Reynolds; son, Roy B. (Ann) Reynolds, Jr., Mt. Pleasant,SC; two daughters, Annie Ruth (Billy) Ainsworth, Unicoi, TN and Pamela (Larry) Helms, Grovetown, GA; brother, Grover Reynolds, Ridgeland, SC; grandchildren, Brad (Michele) Weaver, Wilmer, AL, Scott Weaver, Mobile, AL, Brandi (Tripp) Newsome, Lexington, SC., Heather Reynolds and Melissa Reynolds both of Atlanta, GA. Mr. Reynolds is also survived by five great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. in the Bellevue Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Grovetown, GA with Full Military Honors and Masonic Rites. The family would like to thank the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, 2B Heroes Point and 6A Palliative Care Unit. If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 222 Mecca Drive, PO Box 3147, Macon, GA 31205. Visitation will be Monday evening from 6:00-8:00P.M. at STARLING FUNERAL HOME, HWY 78, HARLEM, GA. Please visit www.starling funeralhome.com to sign online guestbook. Cmd. Sgt. Major U. S. Army Retired

 
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