Arthur L. "Art" Reynolds, D.D.S.
SPRINGFIELD, IL - Arthur L. "Art" Reynolds, D.D.S., 79, died at 11:55 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Art was born Feb. 15, 1934, in Springfield, the son of the late John and Della Tremaine Reynolds. He married Carol Ann McTaggart on July 3, 1974, in Springfield.
Art was a graduate of Lanphier High School and received his D.D.S. from the University of Illinois. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force. Art practiced dentistry for over 49 years. He was a member of several professional dental organizations, including The International College of Dentists and the Northeast Regional Board of Dental Examiners. Art owned and enjoyed standardbred race horses and was an avid golfer.
He is survived by his wife, Carol Reynolds of Springfield; three sons: Scott Reynolds of Springfield, Steve (wife, Julie) Reynolds of Naperville and Shawn (wife, Christine) Reynolds of Rumson, N.J.; eight grandchildren: Michelle, Christopher, Nicholas, Quinn, Benton, Matthew, Elise and Hannah; siblings, Donna (husband, Herb) Rush and Ray (wife, Barb) Reynolds, both of Springfield; and several nieces and nephews.
Cremation was accorded by Butler Cremation Tribute Center prior to ceremonies.
Celebration of Life Reception: The family would like to invite friends and family to a reception to celebrate Art's life from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, at First United Methodist Church, 2941 S. Koke Mill Rd., Springfield.
Graveside Ceremony: 10:00 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at Camp Butler National Cemetery with Rev. Dr. Bob Swickard officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Inter-Veterans Burial Detail of Sangamon County.
Memorials may be made to the Christian Harness Horsemen's Association, 157 N. Main St., Salem, NH 03079 or a
The family of Arthur L. "Art" Reynolds is being served by Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield, IL. Please visit butlerfuneralhomes.com to offer your condolences.