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Gerald E. Reynolds, age 81, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Saturday, July 4, 2020 at Knox Community Hospital.

He was born on October 11, 1938 in Mount Vernon to Robert and Gertrude (Clutter) Reynolds.

Gerald was a member of the Grove Church of Christ.

He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Eillene (Hess) Reynolds; three children, Brenda (Reggie McPherson) Bechtler, Sheri Lynn (Rusty) Rine and Steve (Loretta) Reynolds; five grandchildren, Mark, Michelle, Craig, Courtney and Eddie; two greats, Lilly and Rilee; brothers, Danny (Jean) Reynolds and Tom (Jan) Reynolds; and a sister Maxine James.

Besides his parents, Gerald was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Reynolds and a sister Carol Fitzpatrick.

Friends may call on Wednesday from 10:30 – 11:30 AM at Grove Church of Christ, where funeral services will follow at 11:30 AM. Burial will be in Union Grove Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions made be made in Gerald's memory to the Charity of One's Choice.

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