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Walter K. Reynolds, age 92, of Moore Road, Williamsburg, departed this life on Thursday, April 6, 2017, at Baptist Health Corbin.
He was born on Dec. 24, 1924, in Whitley County, to the late Richard Clarence Reynolds and Mary Stella Monhollen Reynolds.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Chloe Peace Reynolds; a brother, Vester Reynolds and his daughter-in-law, Pamela Marie Reynolds.
Walter K. was a veteran of the United States Army Air Force having served from June 14, 1943 to December 9, 1945 during World War II in England. He graduated from Poplar Creek High School in 1948 after his discharge. He graduated from Cumberland College in 1950 and Eastern Kentucky University in 1955 with a B.S. and a Masters degree. Walter K. was a teacher from 1951 to 1986, where he taught grade school for five years and high school history and social studies for 30 years. He was a member of the Williamsburg Masonic Lodge #490 F &AM since 1967. He was a member of the Highland Park Baptist Church since 1984. He was also a member of the Poplar Creek Baptist Church from 1967 to 1975.
He is survived by his son Dallas Reynolds of Amelia, Ohio; one brother, Eulis Reynolds and his wife Hester Marie of Nancy; two sisters, Evelyn Cox of Williamsburg and Alma Irvin of Murray; two grandsons, Darron Reynolds (Jenelle) of Milford, Ohio and Brian D. Reynolds (Danielle) of Amelia, Ohio; great-granddaughter, Aniston Marie Reynolds of Amelia, Ohio; step-great grandson, Trevor Couch of Milford, Ohio; sister-in-law, Eva Reynolds of Williamsburg; many nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Sunday, April 9, 2017 at Croley Funeral Home.
A Masonic Service will be conducted by the Williamsburg Masonic Lodge #490 F & AM at 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, April 10, 2017 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ryan Bailey and the Rev. Doyle Lester officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Croley Addition of Highland Park Cemetery. Military Graveside Honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post #88 of Corbin.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.croleyfuneralhome.com
Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg is in charge of all arrangements, Jerry W. Croley and J. Andrew Croley, directors.
Published on April 6, 2017
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