Robert D. Reynolds "Bob" age 93 of Sanford, FL passed away September 5, 2021, of natural causes. He is survived by his wife of 70 years Peggy (McKinney).
Bob was born in Steger, IL November 8, 1927. The youngest of 12 children he is preceded in death by his parents Ralph and Cora (Mohler), sisters, Ida (Bucholz), "Ginny" (Compratt), Marjorie (Capps), Helen "Red" (Pelock), Jean (Diehl) and Betty (Piepenbrink), and brothers, Dutch, Jake, Ken, Bud and Ralph.
Bob was very proud of his service in the Army and was a veteran of both WW 2 and the Korean war. He was a lifelong member of Steger VFW Post 8283 and a true patriot.
He loved to work and play golf. He retired in 1990 from Ford Motor Company's Chicago Heights Stamping Plant and moved from South Chicago Heights to Naples Florida. There he was able to play golf year-round and started a second career with Albertson's.
He and Peggy later moved to Las Vegas where he could continue both his employment at Albertson's and year-round golf. After retiring a second time from Albertsons, he and Peggy moved to Central Florida to be close to family.
Along with Peggy he is survived by his son Kevin (Silvia), daughter Pamela Fidanzi (Mario), 4 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and another great grandchild on the way, and many nieces and nephews. There will be a gravesite memorial service Saturday, October 2 at 11:00AM at Skyline Memorial Park in Monee. His beautiful smile will be missed.
Published by SouthtownStar on Sep. 22, 2021.