JOHNSTON CITY -- Gene "Fig" McReynolds, 65, passed away at 9:44 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at his family home.
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Services will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27, in Murman and Wilson Funeral Home in Johnston City. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. A private burial will be at a later date.
Fig was born Aug. 23, 1948, in Johnston City, the son of James and Pauline (Roll) McReynolds.
He married Lori E. (Haynes) in April 1991 in Paducah. She preceded him in death July 9, 2003.
Fig was a retired coal miner and a member of UMWA.
He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, proudly serving in the U.S. Army.
Fig was a life member of VFW of Marion and of Buccaneer's Club of Johnston City.
He is survived by two sons, Brian McReynolds and wife, Renee, of Hoover, Ala., and Cliff McReynolds of Marion; two daughters, Ashley Nicole Elder of Johnston City and Katie Loren McReynolds of Johnston City; two grandchildren, Shilah and Tanner; brothers and sisters, Joyce Collins and husband, Jim, of Johnston City, June Kunkel of Johnston City, Harlen McReynolds and wife, Carla, of Pensacola, Fla., Kenneth McReynolds and wife, Arti, of Johnston City, Shiela Lawrence of Johnston City, Jimmy McReynolds and wife, Jean, of Johnston City and Paula Dell Stucker and husband, Daryl, of Herrin; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Ada Minter; and a brother, Charles McReynolds.
Scanned or digital photos of Fig may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Published in The Southern Illinoisan from Sept. 24 to Sept. 25, 2013