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George A. Reynolds

January 15, 1931 November 25, 2018
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Obituary for George A. Reynolds

Celebration of Life
George Andrew Reynolds
January 15, 1931 – November 25, 2018


On Sunday, November 25th, 2018, George Andrew Reynolds answered the call to rest at the age of 87.

George Andrew Reynolds was born on January 15th, 1931, in Selma, AL to the late Mary Davis, née Anderson and the late Sam Reynolds. George grew up in Mobile AL where he made lifelong friendships. When he entered adulthood, he moved to Chicago, IL and ultimately settled in Gary, IN.

George was a skilled mechanic who worked on airplane and truck engines during his career. He loved to take things apart and put them back together again. He also loved learning about history, culture, and geography.

George is preceded in death by his father, Sam Reynolds, his mother Mary Davis, ex-wife Mary Reynolds, wife Grady Reynolds; sons George Reynolds, Jr, and Thea Baggsby; sisters Willie Eva Person and Helen Weasel and brother Robert Reynolds. He is survived by his son Garrett Reynolds (Priscilla) of San Diego CA; daughters Ann Reynolds of Detroit MI, Debbie Reynolds of Chicago IL and Latisha Reynolds of Indianapolis IN; brothers Harry (Sherrie) of Akron OH, Bill (Stella) Reynolds of Akron OH, Willie (Michele) Reynolds, Akron OH, David (Francine) Reynolds, of Phoenix AZ; Sister In Law Sarah Reynolds, Akron OH; Grandchildren Jenny, Gary, Ashley, Timisha and Garrett Jr.; extended family that includes the Glover’s, Murphy’s and Van Pelt’s of Chicago IL and many nieces, nephews, family and friends.

There is a special place in George’s heart for these incredible individuals he found in his later years and loved so much. Bobbi Pruitt, Charles “Val” Pruitt Jr., and Jackie King filled George’s life with joy and happiness right until the end.

A Celebration of Life for George Andrew Reynolds will be held on Friday, December 7th, 2018 at Burns Kish Funeral Home, 5840 Hohman Ave, Hammond, IN, 46320 (219) 932-0260 with Visitation from 10:30-11: 30 am; Funeral from 11:30am-12: 30 pm. Internment immediately following at Oak Hill Cemetery, 4450 Harrison St, Gary, IN.46408

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you share his memory by making a donation
to your favorite charity in his name:
George Andrew Reynolds


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Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

7

Dec

10:30 AM 12/7/2018 10:30:00 AM - 11:30 AM 12/7/2018 11:30:00 AM
Hammond Location

5840 Hohman Avenue
Hammond, IN 46320

Hammond Location
5840 Hohman Avenue Hammond 46320 IN
United States

Service

Friday

7

Dec

11:30 AM 12/7/2018 11:30:00 AM - 12:30 PM 12/7/2018 12:30:00 PM
Hammond Location

5840 Hohman Avenue
Hammond, IN 46320

Hammond Location
5840 Hohman Avenue Hammond 46320 IN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

4450 harrison st.
Gary, IN 46408

4450 harrison st. Gary 46408 IN
United States
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