Wednesday, May 21, 2014 1:00 AM
Services for Dale Reynolds were held Saturday, May 17, 2014, at 11 a.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike Skinner officiating. Burial followed in Cedarlawn Cemetery with McClain-Hays Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Reynolds, 89, died Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Neshoba County Nursing Home.
He was a native of Neshoba County and a longtime resident of the Good Hope community. He was a longtime farmer. He helped Ermin Crenshaw moving houses early in his working life. He worked powerline construction all over the state. He was owner/operator Reynolds Dairy for many years. He served two terms as supervisor of Neshoba County in District Four in 1984-1992 and was an early supporter of the county unit system. Mr. Reynolds was Baptist by faith. He served in the U. S. Navy during World War II on aircraft carrier USS MAKASSAR STRAIT CVE-91 and was awarded two bronze stars. He served on East Mississippi Livestock Board, Neshoba County Co-Op Board and helped develop volunteer fire departments in Neshoba County.
Survivors include his wife, Louise Reynolds; sons, Rodger Reynolds (Sharlee) and Billy Reynolds, all of Philadelphia; grandchildren, Ledale Reynolds (Martha) of Philadelphia, Angela Reynolds of Noxapater, Deana Cumberland (Brian) of Philadelphia, Beverly Clay (Tyson) of Noxapater; and five great-grandchildren.
Mr. Reynolds was preceded in death by his son, Jimmy Reynolds; grandson, Reed Reynolds; sister, Ruby Lois May; an infant brother; parents, Rouse and Irene Reynold;s and a niece, Judy Gazaway.
Pallbearers were Randy Clark, Tommy Smith, Gerald Spears, Eric Clark, Tommy Waddell and Johnny Crenshaw.