Roland Homer Reynolds, 92, of Versailles, died Thursday June 29, 2017. He was born August 31, 1924 in Versailles. Roland was the son of the late Homer S. and Mary Belle Exton Reynolds. He was the husband of the late Yvonne "Bonnie" Swartz Reynolds who died July 1, 2009. He was a member and former Sunday School teacher at the Christy Park United Methodist Church. He was also a member of Versailles American Legion Post 939, and the Thursday Old Timer Golf League where he also served as secretary. Roland scored a hole-in-one at the 9th hole at Butler's Golf Course when he was 89 years old. He was a US Army Veteran serving in the 503 Parachute Regiment from 1943-1945. Roland was retired from C.H. Lacey Plumbing and Heating Co.
He is survived by his wife, Janet Gessner Reynolds, daughter, Deborah L. Kojsza of Monroeville, and son, R. Edward (Linda) Reynolds of Elizabeth Township, sister, Corrine Timko of Orange City, FL, brother, Paul W. Reynolds of Smithfield, VA, son-in-law, James Lehman of Gilbert, AZ, grandchildren, Brian E. (Nina) Reynolds, Laura L. ((Alan) Havaran, Megan C. (Ben) Miller, Maryelizabeth C. Lehman, Brieanne C. (Joshua) Gates, and Katlyn (Cory) McLean, great-grandchildren, Cole, Haylie, Derek, Aiden, Megan Elizabeth, Eva, Alyse, Micah, Finnian, Greyson, Mason, and Freya, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Marsha Colleen Lehman. Friends are welcome Sunday July 2, from 2-4 and 6-8 pm., at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Service will be held Monday July 3 at 10:00 am. in the Christy Park United Methodist Church. (Everyone please meet at the church). Inurnment with Military Honors will be the Praying Hands Columbarium at Mount Vernon Cemetery in Elizabeth Township. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Christy Park United Methodist Church, 426 29th Street, McKeesport, PA 15132. Condolences may be made at gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published July 03, 2017.