Clarence William Reynolds, 98, of
Northumberland, PA passed away peacefully on Friday, July 30, 2021, at
Vintage Knolls in Danville PA. He was born May 21, 1923, in Pottsgrove PA
the son of the late Clarence W. Reynolds and Ruth I. Richard.
He attended Danville Schools.
He served his country in the United States Army
during World War II
Clarence is survived by his loving wife of 78 ½
years, Ruth Jean (Blue) Reynolds. They were married on January 30, 1943.
He was a longtime member of Klinesgrove
Methodist Church in Klinesgrove PA.
Clarence had a relentless work ethic. He was a
self-employed farmer for most of his life during which he thoroughly enjoyed
raising Hereford Cattle and parakeets. In earlier years, he was also
employed by Danville State Hospital, Chef Boyardee in Milton PA and Kennedy
Van Saun in Danville PA. He was also an electrician who enjoyed fixing
anything that came across his path.
Clarence enjoyed fishing and hunting. He also
loved to play the organ. His favorite food was corn on the cob and most
anything with chocolate. Clarence will be remembered for his lifelong pet
peeve of being precisely on time or better yet, being early
He will be greatly missed by his family and will
be remembered as a caring father and great, loving husband.
In addition to his wife, he is also survived by
three daughters: Judy Young of Mifflinville PA, Ruth Alleman of Dalmatia PA
and Dona Reynolds of Delray Beach Florida.
He is also survived by two grandsons: Keith
Lenker of Halifax PA and Thomas Wertman and his wife Brenda of Washington;
two great-granddaughters, Morgan Lenker of Millersburg PA and Jovi Lee
Wertman of Washington, as well as one great great grandson, Kade Campbell of
Millersburg. Also surviving are one stepsister; Margaret and three
stepbrothers; Robert, Emmett, and Irvin.
Clarence was preceded in death by one grandson,
Todd Wertman, one brother, Raymond Reynolds: two stepbrothers; Lester and
Earl and two stepsisters, Sarah and Marthabelle.
Memorial services will be held at a later date.
Contributions may be made to Klinesgrove Methodist Church 1058 Church Road
Sunbury PA 17801.
Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 W.
Mahoning Street, Danville, PA 17821.
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