Raymond Arden “Buddy” Reynolds, Jr.
It is with tremendous sadness that the family of Raymond Arden “Buddy” Reynolds, Jr., age 66, announces the passing of our dear husband, father, brother, grandfather, uncle and friend on Saturday, July 4, 2020 at their home in Battle Creek, MI.
He was born July 31, 1953 in Jemison, AL the son of Raymond Arden Reynolds, Sr. and Annie Pearl (Cleckler) Reynolds.
Buddy worked for Cook-Jackson Co. as a foreman and carpenter from 1983 until his retirement on August 24, 2007, he worked for 24 years of service. He started BAM (Bass Anglers of Michigan) and he served as the President and organized numerous fishing tournaments. . He loved camping and fishing and spending quality time with his family.
He married Janice Denny on July 10, 1987 in Lexington, KY. .
He is survived by his wife of 33 years: Janice Reynolds of Battle Creek, MI; son: Jason Reynolds of Calera, Alabama; two daughters: Anastasia & Jeff Bird of Hoover, Alabama; and Dneil Reynolds of Battle Creek, MI; four Grandchildren--- Zachary Reynolds, Bradley Cory, Skye Bandy, and Isabella Bandy; his sister: Peggy Reynolds of Columbiana, Alabama; and three special friends: Jimmy Steele, Russ Sawyer, and Al Winthrust; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father Raymond A. Reynolds, Sr., his mother: Annie Pearl Reynolds; his sister: Charlotte Quensenberry.
There will be no visitation at the funeral home, memorial services will be held on Friday, July 10, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the Faith Baptist Church located at 13840 South Helmer Road, Battle Creek with Pastor Roy Henry officiating. During this pandemic those in attendance are asked to wear a mask for the funeral service and also remember social distancing to protect yourself and others. Cremation will be conducted.
Floral bouquets are discouraged due to family allergies and you are encouraged to make a contribution to a Charity of One’s Choice. Arrangements by the Bachman Hebble Funeral Service, a member by invitation Selected Independent Funeral Homes. (269)965-5145 www.bachmanhebble.com