Edward (Ed) J. Reynolds Jr. of Saint Simons Island, Georgia passed away on July 9, 2019 after a brief illness. He was born and raised in Bristol, VA. Mr. Reynolds graduated from Virginia Tech with 2 degrees in 1951 and 1959. Following his 4 year Navy service, he began a 30 year career with Armstrong World Industries. This enabled his family to reside in the wonderful locations of Hingham, MA, and Lancaster, PA.
Ed was a proud member of St. Simons United Methodist Church and The Sons of The Revolution (Philadelphia chapter). His hobbies included golf, tennis, sailing, antique cars and studying American history.
He is survived by his wife Nancy of 67 years; a son Edward J. Reynolds, III of Saint Simons Island, and fiance Cindy Simpson of Saint Simons Island, a daughter Judy Merrick of Plymouth, MA, grandchildren Teddy and Miranda Reynolds of Henrico, VA, Matt and Jessi Merrick of Wareham, MA, Chris and Sarah Merrick of Wyndmoor, PA, as well as 6 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter Kelley Reynolds.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, July, 16, 2019 from 1 PM until 3 PM at Weaver Funeral Home. Ed will be laid to rest in Bristol, TN. In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the American Cancer Society.