MAYFIELD — Mr. James William “J.W.” Reynolds, 88, of West Memphis, Arkansas, formerly of Mayfield, died Saturday peacefully at his residence.
He was a retired supervisor for Curlee Clothing company and was a former member of Northside Church of Christ in Mayfield, Kentucky, where he was an Elder for 25 years. He served in the U.S. Navy in WWII and was a medical corpsman attached to the fifth Marine Division and lost his leg during the Battle of Iwo Jima. He has been a member of the Marion Church of Christ since 2001. Mr. Reynolds is survived by one daughter, Ardith Bradshaw of West Memphis, Ark.; one granddaughter, Lauren Bradshaw McCraken of Marion, Ark.; and one great-granddaughter, Julia Adams McCraken.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Claydean Adams Reynolds.
Visitation will be Monday, October 8, 2012, at Marion Church of Christ on Highway 64 from 5-7 p.m. Services will be Tuesday, October 9, 2012, at Byrn Funeral Home in Mayfield, Ky., at 2 p.m. with Mike Tucker and Richard Adams officiating the service. Interment will be at Highland Park Cemetery in Mayfield. Visitation will be Tuesday from Noon until the funeral hour.
Family request that memorials be made to the Marion Church of Christ Building Fund, P.O. Box 209, Marion, AR 72364; and to the New Pathways Children’s Home, P.O. Box 10, Melber, KY 42069