Obituary for Jerry Chandler Reynolds of Eagle Springs

Jerry Chandler Reynolds, 86, of Eagle Springs passed away on August 8, 2022 at his residence.

Jerry was born on July 17, 1936 in Eagle Springs, one of three children to the late Marvin and Martha Hogan Reynolds. 

Jerry graduated from West End High School in 1954.  He thoroughly enjoyed attending his class reunions with his graduating class.  After high school he went to work at JP Stevens/Gulistan Carpets.  He was drafted into the U.S. Army in August of 1959 and honorably discharged on July 31, 1965.  After his military service he went to work for W.T. Lewis at the Shell Station in Eagle Springs.  Later he owned and operated Eagle Springs Texaco until his retirement.  He was a life-long member and served as deacon at Eagle Springs Baptist Church.  He served as Captain with the Eagle Springs Fire Department, retiring after 42 years of service.

Jerry is survived by his sister Janet Currie; his nephew Benji Currie (Jessica) and his children Colby and Caroline Currie; nephew Chris McKenzie; niece Kathy Harris (Johnny) and a host of great nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Betty Lou Reynolds McKenzie.   

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, August 11, 2022 at 11:00AM at Eagle Springs Baptist Church, 460 Eagle Springs Rd., Eagle Springs, NC 27242.  

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions should be directed to Eagle Springs Fire Department, PO Box 249, Eagle Springs, NC 27242.

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Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Seven Lakes.  

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