The Obit For Howard Reynolds

Reynolds Jr., Howard D.

Published in the Star-Telegram on 1/12/2008.


Howard D. Reynolds Jr. 82, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008.

Memorial service: 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at McKinney Bible Church in Fort Worth with a reception following at the church. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Laurel Land Funeral Home in Fort Worth.

Memorials: Alzheimer's Association, North Central Texas Chapter, 101 Summit Ave., Suite 300, Fort Worth, Texas 76102.

Howard was born Feb. 17, 1925, in Fort Worth and graduated from Polytechnic High School in 1942. After serving in the U.S. Navy at Pearl Harbor, playing football at Duke University and playing professional baseball in Abilene, he graduated from Texas Wesleyan University in 1950. He married Millie in 1956. They spent 48 wonderful years in the Texas Panhandle, where Howard was a banker for 26 years. He enjoyed many activities including golf, bridge, fishing, hunting, dancing and spending time with family and friends. Howard was a man of faith in Jesus Christ as evidenced by the way he lived his life and his desire to teach men's Sunday school classes. He stood for many things including a close family, a strong will to live, a servant's heart, and a desire to be an encouraging force for people every day. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Tiffany Hunnicutt.

Survivors: His wife of 52 years, Millie Reynolds; children, Marsha Hunnicutt and husband, Bob, Mark Reynolds and wife, Tricia, and Matt Reynolds and wife, Debbie; nine grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.