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William W. Reynolds, Jr.  

William W. Reynolds, Jr.
“Bill”

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.

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  1. Joanne Ritchie, June 3, 2014

    Karen and family,
    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your father. I know how much you will miss him. Just know that he will be forever present in your lives. May the beautiful memories you have of him bring you comfort.
    Joanne Ritchie

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  2. Linda Jochen, June 3, 2014

    Sorry for your loss

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  3. Bernnie Visalli, June 3, 2014

    Karen and family, so sorry for your loss. My heart, thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Love, Bernnie Visalli

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  4. Gail & Andy White, June 3, 2014

    Kendall and family,

    So sorry for your loss. Celebrate what a wonderful man he was. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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  5. Becky, June 3, 2014

    Kendall, I remember how you used to speak so lovingly about your Dad. I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and love to you and all your family.

    Love,
    Becky Thomas Conolly

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  6. Vivian (Hayman) Bartsch, June 3, 2014

    Jean, so sorry to hear of your Loss!! I have many great memories from the past.

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  7. Maria Santillo, June 3, 2014

    Karen,

    I am so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. I know how difficult it has been for you and your family but know he is at peace now and suffering no more. May you find comfort in your memories and in those around you. Thinking of you and praying for you and your family.
    With Sympathy,
    Maria Santillo

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  8. Charlie and Mary Lowman, June 4, 2014

    Bill and Family, So sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. Love, Charlie & Mary

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  9. Nancy Bockrath, June 4, 2014

    My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

    Nancy

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  10. Don & Carolyn ("Itty" Foerster,Sr., June 8, 2014

    Best Friend, Jean, & Family….Oh, What to say at a time like this. Soooo many wonderful memories of
    our times together. Jean, you and I go back about 60 years. What stories we could tell, but won’t !!!!!
    Bill was such a handsome white haired guy. I loved him! Every time we go by your house on St. John
    Street I think of you. And, we can never forget the Falmouth Quarry when we ran out of gas. Bill was so
    afraid of your Dad and what he would say to us all.Your Dad wasn’t very happy, but we survived! When you come to Maine we can cry together and go back to the happy times. Thought of you all at the time
    of his memorial service and mentioned you all this morning in church during special prayers for friends.
    Words can’t express our loss of a dear friend. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Much Love, Don & “Itty”

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  11. jean couch, June 9, 2014

    so sorry for your loss i think of your family often my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time

    Reply

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