12.07.2008

RIP Walter Reynolds: My Daughters' Grandfather

Walter L. Reynolds

November 29, 2008, Indianapolis Star
Walter L. Reynolds 71, Indianapolis, passed away November 27, 2008. He was born April 6, 1937 in Steubenville, Kentucky to Willie Harvey and Lucy May Abbott Reynolds. Walter served in the United States Army and then married Carolyn J. Hankins November 11, 1961. He worked for Community Hospital East in maintenance for 29 years, retiring in 1999 and was a member of Old Bethel United Methodist Church. Visitation will be held Sunday, November 30 from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel, 9606 E. Washington St., with funeral services Monday at 12:00 p.m. Walter is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Carolyn J. Reynolds; son, Mark L. Reynolds; daughter, Lucinda A. Thompson; stepsons, Steven E. (Lana), Michael A., and Gary R. (Estella) Hankins; brother, Floyd Reynolds; 10 grandchildren, Jody, Kyle, Tony, Justin, Jeremy, Corina, Vanessa, Cassandra, Elizabeth, and Megan; and 8 great grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association and or the American Lung Association.
He was a good man. A hard worker, a loving and devoted son and of the generation where he grew into his nurturing role late, becoming a very beloved Grandfather and Great-Grandfather! I was proud to have known him.

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