John L. ReynoldsDecember 4, 1930 – March 5, 2005
John L. Reynolds, 74, of Silt, passed away March 5, 2005, in Silt.He was born Dec. 4, 1930, to Floyd and Alice (Rabedeu) Reynolds in Edwards. John served two terms in the Korean War. He married Shirley Hill in Las Vegas on Oct. 4, 1989.John was professional farrier for 50 years and worked on various ranches in Colorado and Wyoming until a stroke disabled him. He became a preacher, serving the Lord in all ways. He was a loving man of God and a great father, husband and grandfather. John was a member of the Open Door Church in Rifle.John is survived by his wife, Shirley Reynolds, of Silt; sons Dave Reynolds (P.J.), of Greeley, and Darrel Reynolds (Londa), of Missouri; daughters Billie Jo (Ernie) and Debbie Hernandez, both of Greeley; brothers Athol Reynolds (Muriel), of the state of Washington, Royce Reynolds (Lois), of Clifton, Lewis Reynolds, of Loma, Donald Reynolds, of New Mexico, Ted Reynolds (Nettie), of Gypsum, and Felix Reynolds (Louise,) of Clifton; sister Evelyn Main, of Meeker; and numerous grandchildren, nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers Walter, Myron and Morris Reynolds.A church service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 10, at the Open Door Church in Rifle, with Pastor Del Whittington officiating. The pallbearers are Dave Reynolds, Shane Reynolds, Tim Reynolds, Felix Reynolds, Darrel Reynolds, and Ernie Goad. Carl Conway is an honorary pallbearer.Burial will be at Highland Cemetery in New Castle. Rifle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Burial will be at Highland Cemetery in New Castle. Rifle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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