George N. Reynolds, 70, of El Paso, Texas, formerly of Newton, West Virginia, passed away Monday, April 20, 2009.|
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dallas "Dick" and Irene Steorts Reynolds; and a granddaughter, Linda Noreno.
George was retired from the Army, after 20 years of service. He was an instructor/writer in the Patriot Training Division, Patriot Department, U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery School. After retirement, he spent several years in Civil Service. He was a long time resident of El Paso.
He was a member of the Newton Baptist Church, Newton. George was a 1957 graduate of Spencer High School, where he lettered four years in football, basketball and baseball. He played American Legion baseball for Spencer - Clay, who won the State Legion Crown in 1954. He also enjoyed golf.
Survivors include his loving wife, Alicia Reynolds; sons, George N. Reynolds, Jr. and James Reynolds; daughter, Rosemary Reynolds Moreno; sister, Joyce Higginbotham; 14 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
A funeral service was held Sunday, April 24 in the Sunset Funeral Home, El Paso. Burial, with full military honors, was in the Ft. Bliss National Cemetery.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, May 17 at 2:00 p.m. at the Newton Baptist Church, Newton.