William (Bill) Gordon Reynolds, III
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1945 - 2013
William (Bill) Gordon Reynolds, III was born March 7, 1945 in Enterprise, AL.
Bill graduated from Florida State University with a BS in Systems Engineering
Bill served 3 years in the US Army Corp of Engineers, stationed at the Engineer School, Ft. Belvoir, Va. earning the rank of Captain. He wrote the first computer programs used by the Corp of Engineers in combat in Vietnam and trained the officers on implementation of the programs.
Bill retired from Saufley Field as Command Information Officer, Director of Systems Engineering & Technology Services, US Navy civilian, 42 years of service.
Employed with Gilmore Services as Business Consultant
Bill served as a Deacon at Hillcrest Baptist Church. He loved traveling with the senior adult ministry and serving on multiply committees at HBC.
He loved playing chess and deep sea fishing with his children and grandchildren. He cherished his time gardening with his beloved wife. Anyone who knew Bill knew how proud he was of his children and grandchildren as he loved to watch them compete in all their different activities.
Bill was a quiet man but a man who made a profound difference in the lives of many people. He was a man who tremendously loved Jesus and lived out his faith daily.
Bill is preceded in death by his father, William Reynolds, Jr.
He is survived by Wife, Barbara Richerson Reynolds, married 45 years; Mother, Cavell Reynolds; Sons, Rev. Dr. Scott Reynolds (Lori) of Tuscaloosa, AL and Dr. Paul Reynolds (Michele) of Tallahassee, FL; grandchildren, Ariel Reynolds, Auburn, AL, William Dean Reynolds, Tuscaloosa, AL, Taylor Reynolds, Tallahassee and Matthew William Reynolds, Tallahassee, FL; Sister, Janice Reynolds Cook (Ray), Cullman, AL; Sister-in-Law, Mezzell Richerson; Nieces, Leigh Cook Hall (Bruce), Crane Hill, AL and Sheri Jo Cook Davenport (Patrick), Brewton, AL.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie, Gilmore, Jacob Gilmore, Lucus Gilmore, Bill Cox, David Schisler and Jeff Perkins. Honorary pallbearers; Drayton Smith, Ben Austin, Men of Pathways Life Group at Hillcrest Baptist Church and Deacons of Hillcrest Baptist Church.
Visitation will be held Saturday, December 14, 2013, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Faith Chapel North.
Services will be held Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Faith Chapel North. Officiants Reverend Jim Locke and Dr. Scott Reynolds.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church's Global Mission Offering (www.hillcrestchurch.com) or North River Church in Tuscaloosa Missional Christmas Offering (www.nrcttown.com).
FAITH CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME NORTH is in charge of arrangements. You may express your condolences online at www.fcfhs.com
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Published in Pensacola News Journal on Dec. 13, 2013