BARRE formerly of South Randolph — There will be no services for Russell Reynolds, 78, who died Nov. 9 in his home after a long illness, surrounded by his family.
He was born Feb. 2, 1935 in Websterville, the son of Howard and Margaret (Mercier) Reynolds.
He and his family moved to the farm in South Randolph when he was three. He graduated from South Royalton High School.
He married Carolyn Jane Smith in 1958. Following their marriage they made their home on the family farm for 35 years until moving to their present home in Barre.
After farming he worked as a truck driver for L.W. Greenwood and Pouliot and Corriveau.
He was on the East Randolph Fire Dept., part of the time serving as Chief. He was a wonderful father and grandfather who loved spending time with his family. The spring sugar on snow and kite flying party was one of his favorite times. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing and snowmobiling.
Survivors include his wife Jane; son Scott Reynolds and wife Marcia, daughters Carol Squire and husband Richard and Sarah Paul and husband Rick; brother Howard Reynolds and wife Rebecca, his sister Eloise McPhetres and husband Floyd; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Contributions may be made to the Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice, 600 Granger Rd., Barre, 05641.
This obituary first appeared in the November 14, 2013 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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