Ronald W. âRonnieâ Reynolds âbeloved husband, father, grandfather & brotherâ
SHINGLEHOUSE, PA---Ronald W. âRonnieâ Reynolds, 68, of Shinglehouse, passed away in his home surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, January 10, 2013 under the care of the Potter County Hospice, after a short illness.
Born January 20, 1944 in Shinglehouse, he was a son of Paul W. and Edna A. Miller Reynolds. On November 2, 1968 in the Shinglehouse United Methodist Church, he married Rose Mary Halladay, who survives.
Mr. Reynolds attended Bolivar High School. He was employed at the former Eldred Powder Plant and later was employed by the McGraw Edison Company, Olean (now Cooper Industries) for 23 years in the plating department.
He was a longtime resident of Shinglehouse.
He played softball on the plant team in Olean and the Shinglehouse town team. He enjoyed NASCAR, football, but most especially spending time with his family, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Surviving besides his wife are a daughter, Ronda Marie (Joseph Miller, Jr.) Reynolds Page of Shinglehouse; a son, Ronald W. (April) Reynolds, Jr. of Austin; ten grandchildren, including Kaylynn Sisson and Kristen Murphy, who lived with Ronnie and Rose for 5Â½ years; five great-grandchildren; three sisters, Gail (John) Snodgrass of Minot, North Dakota, Carol App of Shinglehouse, and Cindy (Paul Kaduc) Baker of Olean, NY; a brother, Gary (Doris) Reynolds of Greenville, SC; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Reynolds was predeceased by a granddaughter, Jasmine Reynolds; a sister, Mildred âMickeyâ Carlin; and three brothers, Robert Reynolds, Carl Reynolds, and Terry Reynolds.
Friends may call at the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, 118 South Union Street, Shinglehouse, PA on Saturday, January 12, 2013 from noon to 1pm at which time funeral services will be held with the Rev. Randall W. Headley, pastor of the Port Allegany Area United Methodist Charge, officiating.
Flowers are gratefully declined and will be provided by the family. Memorials may be made to the Shinglehouse Volunteer Ambulance Association, PO Box 98, Shinglehouse, PA 16748; to the American Cancer Society; or to the Potter County Hospice, 1001 East Second Street, Coudersport, PA 16915.