James Keith “Jim” Reynolds, 92, of Lewisburg, WV, passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019, just one week shy of his birthday, at the Peyton Hospice House surrounded by his loving family, following a short illness.
Born on November 20, 1926, in Ronceverte, WV, he was the son of Enos Frazier and Lelia Blanche Sherwood Reynolds.
Jim retired from Architectural Wood in Ronceverte as a finisher. He was a U.S. Army WWII veteran, where he served in the Philippines at Corregidor. He was a member of the Frankford United Methodist Church, and was a life member of the Rainelle VFW Post 4484 and the United Steel Workers of America. His work and activities in his church were very precious to him. He was a very generous man and was willing to help anyone in need.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by six brothers; four sisters; son-in-law, Donald Wright; and a great-grandson, Gage Wright.
Survivors include his loving wife of 72 years, Wilma June Brown Reynolds; son, James Keith Reynolds Jr. (LaDonna) of Lewisburg; daughters, Reita Kay Beebe (Charles) of Clarksville, TN, Linda Faye Wright of Granton, WI, and Lelia Mae Reynolds (Dennis Wegman) of Montrose, WV; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service with military rites will be at noon on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Morgan Funeral Home Chapel, 252 Montvue Dr., Lewisburg, WV 24901, with Pastor Peter Scott officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations of sympathy be made to the Peyton Hospice House, 1265 Maplewood Ave., Lewisburg, WV 24901, or to the Rainelle VFW Post 4484, 401 Main St., Rainelle, WV 25962.
Online guestbook can be signed at www.morganfh.net.
Morgan Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.