LINCOLN - John ""Taylor"" Reynolds, 68, of Hazard died Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, at Bryan Memorial Hospital in Lincoln.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at the Loup County Ag Building in Taylor. The Rev. Dean Hanson will officiate. Burial will follow at the Madison Square Cemetery near Taylor.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the ag building. Rasmussen Funeral Home in Ravenna is in charge of arrangements.
John was born Sept. 12, 1952, in Sargent to Ernest and Martha (Sheldon) Reynolds. At an early age John moved with his parents to Missouri. He later attended school in Taylor and graduated from Taylor High School in 1970. Shortly after graduating John worked for Sub Serfco Construction in Grand Island.
On June 16, 1972, John married Deborah Rasmussen in Hazard. John later worked alongside his brother Bill operating a dozer for Reynolds Construction. John worked various jobs throughout his career including Midlands Construction and Eaton Corp. John spent the last nine years working for his nephew at Reynolds Construction doing what he thoroughly enjoyed by running dirt work equipment.
John also enjoyed cutting wood and was gifted with a green thumb. He enjoyed watching things grow. He was an avid college football fan. Most of all, John was a hardworking perfectionist who took great pride in helping others.
Survivors include his daughter, Melanie (Brandon) Myers of Sargent; son, Brian Reynolds of McCook; special friend, Betty Baburek of Ansley; brothers, Duane of Litchfield and Larry of Wray, Colorado; sister, Marilyn of Cairo; two grandchildren, Taylor and Harley Myers; as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Billie.
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Published by Kearney Hub on Nov. 17, 2020.