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Richard Terry Reynolds

11/1/1948 - 10/25/2019

PEKIN ~ Richard Terry Reynolds, 70, of Pekin passed away at 5:05 p.m. Friday, October 25, 2019 at UnityPoint Health-Pekin.

He was born November 1, 1948 in Alton to John Alfred and Dorothy Annette (Jordan) Reynolds. He was preceded in death by his parents and one son, John Lewis Reynolds.

Surviving are one daughter, Ashley Reynolds of Maryland; two grandchildren, Dalton Reynolds and Bethany (Matthew) Franklin; one brother, Gary Reynolds and one step-brother, Glen (Ellen) Neal.

Terry had worked at Union Pacific and Chicago Northwestern Rail Road for 30 -plus years, retiring in 2010.

He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Bulls and Fighting Illini fan and enjoyed trains.

A gathering celebrating Terry’s life will be held at a later date. Cremation has been accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be given to Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 TAPS Lane, Pekin, Illinois 61554.

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