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Eric Russell Reynolds

Eric Russell Reynolds, age 68, of Emory, passed away Sunday, September 15, 2019 at Christus Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs.

Memorial service scheduled for 2:00 PM, Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home in Emory.  No visitation has been scheduled.

Eric was born on July 15, 1951, in Ft. Worth, to Joe Russell and Dorothy Jean Bodine Reynolds.  He proudly served our country in the U.S. Army, during the Vietnam War.  It was his honor to be a part of standing for his country.  Eric married Peggy Diana Canada in Carlsbad, New Mexico on July 12, 1981.  He was a Master Electrician in Construction and worked on many dangerous and precarious jobs.  Eric was a Christian and of the Baptist faith.  He belonged to IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers), and to DAV (Disabled American Veterans.)  

Survivors include:

Wife:  Peggy Reynolds of Emory
Daughter:  Erica Reynolds of Shreveport, LA
Daughter:  Angela Stroud of Carlsbad, NM
Step-Son:  Chris Mensch (Sara) of Ponder
Step-Daughter:  Melissa West (James) of Reno, TX
Step-Son:  Aaron Mensch of Ft. Worth
Father: Joe Reynolds, Sr. (Nadine)
Sisters:  Darlene Viviana, and Dianna Duer
Brothers:  Neal Rea and Eugene Rea
Grandchildren:  13
Great-Grandchildren: One on the way
Numerous other loving family and friends

Preceded by:
Mother:  Dorothy Jean Rea; Daughter:  Jodi Marie Hood

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Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care and cremation.

Eric Russell Reynolds
Eric Russell Reynolds
With our condolences.

Author: Matt Janson

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