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Obituary for Robert James Reynolds
Robert James Reynolds 84, of Pekin passed away on Friday April 25, 2008 at his home. Born in Kirksville, MO on July 4, 1923 to Leo and Anna Friedinger Reynolds. Surviving are his wife Mary Grace Throsel Reynolds of Pekin, sons; James and Terry (Gerri) Reynolds both of Pekin, Guy Reynolds of Minnesota, daughter Dawn Smith of Peoria and his two grandchildren and one great grandchild also survive. His parents preceded him in death. Robert served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and is retired from Corn Products where he worked as a Forman/Management. He was a member of the VFW Post 1232 in Pekin, was an avid bowler and golfer. He enjoyed gardening, boxing, motorcycle races and riding. Cremation has been accorded and burial of cremains will be in the War Veterans Cemetery in Pekin at a later date. Memorials may be made in his name to Methodist Hospice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Abts Mortuary.