Clarence William Reynolds, 98
Updated: Aug 6
Clarence William Reynolds, 98, of Northumberland, PA passed away peacefully on Friday, July 30, 2021, at Vintage Knolls in Danville PA.
August 2, 2021
Clarence William Reynolds, 98, of Northumberland, PA passed away peacefully on Friday, July 30, 2021, at Vintage Knolls in Danville PA. He was born May 21, 1923, in Pottsgrove PA the son of the late Clarence W. Reynolds and Ruth I. Richard.
He attended Danville Schools.
He served his country in the United States Army during World War II
Clarence is survived by his loving wife of 78 ½ years, Ruth Jean (Blue) Reynolds. They were married on January 30, 1943.
He was a longtime member of Klinesgrove Methodist Church in Klinesgrove PA.
Clarence had a relentless work ethic. He was a self-employed farmer for most of his life during which he thoroughly enjoyed raising Hereford Cattle and parakeets. In earlier years, he was also employed by Danville State Hospital, Chef Boyardee in Milton PA and Kennedy Van Saun in Danville PA. He was also an electrician who enjoyed fixing anything that came across his path.
Clarence enjoyed fishing and hunting. He also loved to play the organ. His favorite food was corn on the cob and most anything with chocolate. Clarence will be remembered for his lifelong pet peeve of being precisely on time or better yet, being early
He will be greatly missed by his family and will be remembered as a caring father and great, loving husband.
In addition to his wife, he is also survived by three daughters: Judy Young of Mifflinville PA, Ruth Alleman of Dalmatia PA and Dona Reynolds of Delray Beach Florida.
He is also survived by two grandsons: Keith Lenker of Halifax PA and Thomas Wertman and his wife Brenda of Washington; two great-granddaughters, Morgan Lenker of Millersburg PA and Jovi Lee Wertman of Washington, as well as one great great grandson, Kade Campbell of Millersburg. Also surviving are one stepsister; Margaret and three stepbrothers; Robert, Emmett, and Irvin.
Clarence was preceded in death by one grandson, Todd Wertman, one brother, Raymond Reynolds: two stepbrothers; Lester and Earl and two stepsisters, Sarah and Marthabelle.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Klinesgrove Methodist Church 1058 Church Road Sunbury PA 17801.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 W. Mahoning Street, Danville, PA 17821.