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Roy Reynolds

Roy L. Reynolds, 88, of Abilene, died Aug. 28 at Memorial Hospital in Abilene.

Born June 28, 1922, in Arlington, Texas, to Weeks and Gertrude (Davidson) Reynolds, he moved to Abilene with his parents as a small child and graduated from Abilene High School.

He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and transferred to the Army Air Corps, serving as a pilot in World War II.

He married Mary Ellen Hill Sept. 23, 1944, in Abilene. They spent their entire married life in Abilene. She preceded him in death Aug. 2, 1984. He was also preceded by two brothers and two sisters.

A retired rural mail carrier of 37 years, he was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Abilene, and a lifetime member of the VFW, the American Legion, and the Abilene Elks Lodge.

He is survived by two sons, Stephen of El Dorado and Scott of Abilene; a daughter, Lorrie Reynolds of Peabody; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Services are 10 a.m. today at Martin-Becker-Carlson Funeral Home in Abilene with the Rev. Stephen Haverlah officiating. Burial will be in Abilene Cemetery with military graveside honors.

Memorials made be made to the Abilene VFW Post in care of the funeral home.

Last modified Sept. 2, 2010

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