Kenneth L. Reynolds, age 85, of Salem

Kenneth L. Reynolds, age 85, of Salem


Kenneth L. Reynolds, age 85, of Salem, Indiana passed away Sunday, March 21, 2021, at 1:45 p.m. in his residence with family at his side.

Kenneth was born August 7, 1935, in Sparksville, Indiana to the late Lewis Everette Reynolds and Flavya Irene Huffman Reynolds.

He had been a lifelong resident of Washington County, Indiana.  He was a graduate of Medora High School and was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps serving as an EOD technician during the Korean Conflict.  He was a retiree from GKN Sinter Metals in Salem with 35 years of service.

He is survived by his daughter, Lisa D. Reynolds Jean of Salem; grandchildren: Chelsea Reynolds of Fishers, Indiana.

Kala Pelfrey of Salem, Indiana, Kyler Reynolds of Greenwood, Indiana, Kendal Jean of Salem, Indiana; and great-granddaughters: Jessica and Robin Walters of Carrollton, Kentucky.  Also, his sisters: Ruth (Jack) Hook of Springfield, Illinois, Judy Guy of Fishers, Indiana, and Becky Kidd of Bedford, Indiana; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters: Helen Reichenba, Ila Jean, Christina Motsinger, and Martha Cikanek; his brothers:  Lewis Eugene Reynolds, Arthur Wayne Reynolds, and Edwin E. “Dick” Reynolds. 

Also, his wife, Sharon L. Hamilton Reynolds; his sons: Michael D. Reynolds and Richard S. Reynolds; and his daughter, Robin G. Stephenson Reynolds.

 “Last Journey”

There is a train at the station

with a seat reserved just for me….

I’m excited about its destination

as I’ve heard it sets you free….

the trials and tribulations

the pain and stress we breathe

don’t exist where I am going….

only happiness I do believe…

Cremation was chosen; there will be no service.  Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home was entrusted with funeral care.