Vernon Lee Reynolds, age 67 of Cridersville, died at 2:37 a.m., Tuesday, June 28 2016 at Lima Memorial Hospital. He was born May 25, 1949 in Lima, Ohio. The son of the late Neal LeRoy and Mary A. Rupert Ruck.
Mr. Reynolds was a retired firefighter and EMT with the Shawnee Fire Department. Vern graduated from Wapakoneta High School and attended Cleveland State University. He was a member of the Cleveland Browns Backer and the Coot Carp Catfish Club of America.
He is survived by 3 daughters – Karen L. (Donald) Jarboe of Kentucky; Ronda K. Reynolds of Wapakoneta; Christine B. (Craig) Hughes of Tennessee; 9 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; 3 brothers – James K. ‘Kenny’ (Mildred) Rupert of Spencerville; David (Sandy) Clark of Florida; Dennis Clark of Florida; 2 sisters – Anna (John) Rogers of Arizona; Eileen (John) Early of Elida.
He was preceded in death by a brother Neal L. ‘Pete’ Ruck, Jr.
Funeral services will begin 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 1, 2016 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. Chaplain Jed Brake will officiate. Burial will follow in Spencerville Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and an hour before the services Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.
Date: Thursday, June 30, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Date: Friday, July 1, 2016
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am