William W. Reynolds, Jr.
October 19, 1933 – June 1, 2014
William W. Reynolds, Jr., age 80, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully in the comfort of his home on Sunday, June 1, 2014.
Born in Wilmington, Delaware on October 19, 1933, Bill was the son of the late William W. Reynolds and Pansie Baker Reynolds. He proudly served his country in the US Navy. After completing his advanced degree, Bill made his career as a financial consultant, working for several local companies.
In his leisure time, he enjoyed golfing, refinishing furniture and gardening. He was an avid traveler, history buff and chess player. Bill’s happiest moments were spent with his family at gatherings and on their trips to Myrtle Beach. He adored walking the family dogs with the love his life and wife, Jean. Bill was a loving and devoted son, husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather who will be dearly missed.
He is survived by his wife, Jean F. Reynolds; daughters, Kendall A. Weyl (H. Lloyd) of Holly Springs, NC and Karen Jean Lister (James) of New Castle, DE; son, William W. Reynolds, III (Sharon) of Pasadena, MD; 9 grandchildren, Zach, Sara, Nikki, Billy, Jon, Jimmy, Mike, Ashley and Erica; and 4 great grandchildren, Alana, Alivia, Nathan and Beckett.
A memorial service will be held at 1 pm on Saturday afternoon, June 7, 2014, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where family and friends may visit from 12 Noon until 1 pm. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Bill’s name may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.