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William "Bill" Reynolds

May 6, 1937 ~ January 13, 2022 (age 84)

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William Norwood Reynolds (aka Bill) was born in Roswell New Mexico to his parents James T. Reynolds and Catherine M. Corley Reynolds on May 6th 1937 (the day the Hindenburg crashed and burned Bill was born on an auspicious day).    He died on January 13, 2022 in Hermiston, Oregon at the age of 84 years. Bill received master’s degrees at the Universities of New Mexico, Colorado, and Hawaii in agricultural engineering and business management. He always said he was educated beyond his intelligence. Bill was known as a very intelligent and humble man. He always did his best to do things right and honest. He did engineering projects in the U.S., South America, Africa, the mid-east, Jamaica, and Canada he was well known and respected international as well as by the local farming community. 

Bill leaves behind his beloved wife of 30 years Thelma Wynne-Reynolds, four children, David Reynolds, Bruce Reynolds, Kathy Shultz, and Cynthia Alexander. 

Bill’s memorial service will be held on May 7, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. at the First United Methodist Church in Hermiston Oregon. 

In leu of flowers he has asked that donations be made to the First United Methodist church or Guide Dogs For The Blind.       

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Burns Mortuary of Hermiston, Oregon is in care of arrangements. 

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Memorial Service
May 7, 2022

11:00 AM
First United Methodist Church
191 E. Gladys Ave.
Hermiston, Oregon 97838

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