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Joseph Reynolds


1926 - 2011 Obituary Condolences
Joseph Reynolds, sunrise on July 23, 1926, sunset on March 4, 2011 in Gardena, California. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts to George E. Reynolds and Helene E. Reynolds (Le Blanc). He grew up in Massachusetts and joined the Sea Bees on September 14, 1943. Following the Sea Bees, Joe met the love of his life Gloria Reynolds (Volkmann) in Manchester, New Hampshire. They later moved to Utah, then California, where in 1962 they bought their first home in Gardena. Joe was an active member of the Boy Scouts of America and received The Silver Beaver Award. He enjoyed cars, planes, boats and electronics. He was an avid Indy 500 race car fan. Joe and Gloria were married for over 55 years and blessed with five children. Joe lost Gloria about nine years ago and is now together with her again in Heaven. Joe is survived by: his children: Edward, Gloria (husband Patrick), George (wife Julia), Kenneth (wife Adrian), and Norman (wife Darla), grandchildren: Renee, Amber, Alana, Edward, Arlene "Lani", Chantal, Jonathan, Christina, Antoinette, Bobby, Marcie, Melissa, Kimberli, and Kristi; great grandchildren: Matthew, Joshua, Malia, Maile, Cynthia, Jacob, Ethan, Jason, Xander, Samantha, Kaylie, Maite, Caitlyn, Bobby Jr., Nancy, Branden, Sebastian, Blake, Kyle, Maggie Jeanne, Victoria, Dylan, and Mikayla. Services will be held 12 pm on March 26, 2011 at Maria Regina Catholic Church in Gardena, CA. Military burial will be at Riverside National Cemetery in Riverside, CA on March 28, 2011 at 11:30 am. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits. Please go to the mortuary's website, www.LAfuneral.com to send the family messages, share memories, or to obtain directions to the services.

Published in Daily Breeze on Mar. 22, 2011
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