Roger G. Reynolds
August 17, 1930 – January 5, 2017
Roger G. Reynolds, age 86, of Wilmington, DE passed away after a long illness on Thursday, January 5, 2017.
Born on August 17, 1930 in Wilmington, DE and raised in St. Georges, DE, he was the son of the late Harvey G. Reynolds and Clara M. (Swan) Reynolds.
Roger graduated from Conrad High School in 1948 and upon graduation attended Goldey Beacom Business School. Following graduation from Goldey Beacom, he enlisted in the U.S. Army where he proudly served as a Sergeant during the Korean War. After his military assignment, Roger went to work for the Wilmington Trust Bank where he dedicated 42 years of service, retiring in 1992 as Vice President.
Roger was a life member of the St. Georges United Methodist Church. As an active member, he held several leadership positions within the church, as well as missions with the church. He was also active with the St. Georges Historical Society, Del Mar Va Council for Boy Scouts of America, The Gideon International, Seaman’s Center of Wilmington and the Fort Delaware Society.
Roger’s two passions were ball room dancing where he enjoyed competing in dance competitions and his love for traveling, which carried him around the world several times.
For the past several years Roger has been a resident of the Country House in Greenville, DE where he was most active in programs and scheduled events. He had nothing but praise for the generous and loving care he received from the staff.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Harvey and Wesley Reynolds and three sisters, Ann Jones, Thelma Adams and MayBelle Deputy.
Roger is survived by several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held 10:30 am on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at the Country House, 4830 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, DE. Interment will be held privately at St. Georges Cemetery, St. Georges, DE at the convenience of his family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Georges United Methodist Church, PO Box 145, St. Georges, DE 19733-0145 or to Season’s Hospice, 220 Continental Drive, Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713, https://seasonshospice.org/donate/.