William Sanford Reynolds

August 27, 1928 - November 23, 2019

William's Obituary

U.S. Veteran  

William “Bill” Reynolds, age 91 of Hempstead, passed away on November 23, 2019. He is preceded in death by his parents Harry and Kathleen Reynolds; wife Ginger; sisters Harriet Grugan and Peggy Dew. Bill is survived by son Todd Reynolds; daughter Tracey Nichols and husband Ronney; brother Richard “Dick” Reynolds; grandchildren Randi Starr and husband Nick, Zach Nichols, Lauren Reynolds; great grandchildren Lanee Starr, Blake Starr, Adalynn Starr; as well as other family members and friends.

Bill was an avid racing fan; Nascar was his favorite. He even built and raced his own sprint car in the early 70’s. He loved motorcycles and rode his Goldwing on the weekends out in the country. He and Ginger even rode it into Mexico on several trips with other friends. Most days after work, you could find him out in his garage either working on a car, tinkering with his tools or building model airplanes.

Bill worked for the Houston Belt and Terminal Railroad as a locomotive engineer and retired with 42 years of service. Before his railroad career he worked as a Harris County Deputy Constable. Prior to his professional career he served in the US Army during the Korean War.

He was a loving caring husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and always looked forward to visits from his grandchildren who he loved dearly.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church for Mass intentions for Bill’s wife Ginger.

There will be a gathering December 6, 2019 at 11am at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 22892 Mack Washington Ln, Hempstead, TX 77445.

Interment will follow at 2:15pm at the Houston National Cemetery. 

Funeral Service

Houston National Cemetery
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