CHURUBUSCO —Jerry Cee Reynolds, 68, a resident of Churubusco, passed away at 9:49 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at St. Joseph Hospital in Fort Wayne, after a long illness.
Mr. Reynolds was born April 2, 1943, in Angola, a son of Jessie C. and Bernice Maxine (Rose) Reynolds.
He spent his formative years in Angola, graduating from Angola High School in 1961.
Following his service in the U.S. Army, he worked as a machinist, beginning at General Electric in 1970 and retiring in 2000 as the owner of REM Corp.
On May 16, 1964 he married Chloe (Showalter) Reynolds in Angola.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Jay (Liz) Reynolds of Lafayette and Tina (Rick) Hereunder of Florida; four brothers, Gary (Susan) Reynolds, Max (Tami) Reynolds, Dick (Diana) Reynolds, all of Angola, and Bob Reynolds of Florida; and four granddaughters China, Maddy, Haley, and Hanna
Mr. Reynolds was preceded in death by his parents.
A Memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco, with military rites by a U.S. Army funeral detail. There will be calling from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Churubusco United Methodist Church Food Pantry, 250 N. Main St. Churubusco, IN 46723.
To make an online condolence to the family, log onto www.sheetsandchilds.net .