Billy Joe “Luke” Reynolds, age 84 of Baxter Springs, KS (previously Miami, OK) passed away on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at Quaker Hill Nursing Home, Baxter Springs, KS.
Billy was born in Scammon, Kansas on April 21, 1934 to Anna Adamson Reynolds and Edward C. Reynolds. He served in the United States Army and was stationed in Korea in the 50’s. Billy married his wife Betty Tridle on Jan 27, 1957 in West Mineral Kansas and moved to Miami in 1960’s.
Billy was a tire builder at BF Goodrich and retired when the Miami plant closed, he was also employed at Miami Public Schools.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Edward & Anna Reynolds; 2 brothers, Eddie and Bob Reynolds, two sisters, Shirley Westervelt and Donna Nichols
Survivors include his loving wife of 61 years, Betty Jean Reynolds, daughter Susan Craig of Oklahoma City and granddaughter Courtney Feuerborn and husband Ethan of Moore, OK, Also his loving dog “Poochie”
Billy has been entrusted to Derfelt’s Baxter Chapel for cremation. No formal services are planned at this time. Online condolences may be expressed at www.derfeltfuneralhomes.com.