Obituary: Gail E. Reynolds

February 4, 1930 – October 7, 2022

Gail E. Reynolds, 92, of Bedford passed away Friday, October 7, 2022 at the Stonebridge Health Campus in Bedford.

Born February 4, 1930, he was the son of Joseph Albert and Daisy P. (Prewitt) Reynolds. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during WWII and the Korean War. He married Vida Sue Blevins on June 21, 1952, and they had four children, Glenda, Lori, Albert, and Brian. She preceded him in death on September 30, 2008. He then married Linda Wheeler on January 17, 2010, and she survives.

Gail was an Electronic Engineer for the U.S. Government working at the Pentagon and Vint Hill Farms Station, Warrenton, Virginia, prior to his retirement. After retiring Gail moved the family back to Bedford where he owned and operated a large dairy farm for 15 years. He and his wife, Sue, purchased the Skyhaven Airport building and owned/operated Skyhaven Auction from 1991-2006. They then opened Skyhaven Entertainment and he operated it until 2019.

Survivors include his wife, Linda of Seymour; two daughters, Glenda Reynolds and Lori (Micah) Keith; two sons, Albert (Violet) Reynolds and Brian (Kim) Reynolds all of Bedford; stepdaughter Jaci (Mike) Kiktavy of Bloomington; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a brother, Jerry Reynolds and a sister Wilma Godsey both of Bedford. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Sue; two sisters, Phyllis Webb and Leona Elliott; and four brothers, Richard, Roy, Carroll, and Max Reynolds.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 12th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 13th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Randy Corbin officiating. Burial will follow in the Indian Creek Primitive Cemetery in Williams. Military rites will be accorded by members of the American Legion Gillen Post #33.

Donations in his memory may be made in lieu of flowers to the American Legion Gillen Post #33 or the Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services.

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