Robert D. Reynolds passed away peacefully on Sunday September 5. He was the third of five children born to Joseph and Mary Reynolds. He was proud to be born, raised and a lifelong resident of Vallejo CA. During his youth, he played Little League baseball with future MLB players, performed in the drama club/Scarlet Masque, and played high school football at Vallejo high school. He is a proud member of the Vallejo Sports Hall of Fame. After graduation he took a cross country adventure in a pickup truck with his friend Bill. He also did some cheerleading at Vallejo community college. He then began a career in construction that would lead to 37 years in the Laborers Union, in which he held the roles of Laborer, Business Agent, Business Manager and retired as Director of the Training and Apprenticeship Center for Northern California. Robert was a man of faith; he was always active in church and doing things that honored the Lord. He helped establish an unwed mother's home, played Jesus in drama presentations, and helped establish a new church in the community. During retirement he helped his friend Sam build water wells for villages in Africa, traveled to Europe and Asia, attended SF Giants and 49er games with his friend Hank and watched his grandchildren play sports.Robert is survived by his four siblings, Kenny (Sharon) Reynolds, Alan (Alana) Reynolds, Carol Lee and Mary Jo Reynolds; his four children, Gwen (Matt) Freeman, Mac (Celine) Reynolds, Beau Reynolds and Kelly Reynolds; eight grandchildren, one great-granddaughter; and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews. He is also survived by lifelong friends that he loved and considered family.Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, September 17 at Twin Chapels Mortuary, 1100 Tennessee St., Vallejo. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 18 at Church on the Hill, 210 Locust Dr., Vallejo with Pastor Scott Peterson officiating. Burial will follow at All Souls Cemetery, Vallejo.Arrangements entrusted to the direction and care of Twin Chapels Mortuary, Vallejo (707) 552-6696. www.TwinChapelsMortuary.com
Published by Times Herald Online from Sep. 11 to Sep. 18, 2021.