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Jerry ‘JR’ William Reynolds (1951-2020)

Jerry “JR” William Reynolds

PHILLIPS - Jerry “JR” William Reynolds, 68, of Phillips, passed away peacefully on Jan. 30, 2020.

He was born on June 20, 1951, in Machias, the son of Bruce and Virginia (Look) Reynolds.

Jerry attended school in Augusta and graduated from Cony High School in the class of 1969. He served his country in the U.S. Army Reserves for six years.

On Aug. 22, 1992, Jerry married Julie Pinkham in Phillips. Jerry worked various jobs in his early years, then for 28 years worked at IP/Verso in Jay. After retiring, he enjoyed sitting on his porch, talking and waving to people going by; going for his daily rides; and taking mini vacations to Belfast. Jerry loved spending time with family. He had a smile that will be missed by everyone that knew him.

Jerry is survived by his wife of 27 years, Julie Reynolds of Phillips; son, Jason Reynolds and wife Kelly of Vienna; stepson, Shane Hemingway of Strong; daughters, Christina Carter and husband Jeremy of Winthrop, Sarah Merrow of Sidney, Sherie Knowlan and husband Troy of Winthrop; brothers, Tim Reynolds of Machias, Daniel Reynolds and wife Lynn of Oxford; sister, Toni Stauffer and husband Larry of Cutler; eight grandchildren; nieces and nephews that he loved dearly. He was predeceased by his sister, Donna Dennison.

A very special thank you to the Androscoggin Home Health and Hospice. They were "amazing."

At Jerry's request, there will be no public services. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dan & Scott’s Cremation & Funeral Service, 68 Main St., Phillips, ME 04966.

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  1. Jerry was a good man and a hard worker. I will remember the times that we sat on his porch and discussed days gone by. Rest in peace my friend

  2. Condolences to you Julie and the Family J.R. will be missed . R,I.P. J.R. Beanie and Lauraly.

  3. So sorry to read this. J.R. was such a nice man who will be missed and remembered by many. Our thoughts are with Julie and family during this sad time. Fly high, J.R!

  4. Julie an family , so sorry for your loss. JR was and is a good man. He will be missed by many for sure!! I would be willing to bet the first place he flew over would be the BLUE ridge mountains. Rest In Peace my friend.
    Keith an Pennie Schinzel

  5. Julie And Family So sorry to be reading about JR.He was 1 of a kind we had some good old talks,laughs sitting on the porch or just sitting at the dinning room table.He sure loved his wife Julie and his Family.I hope you have found Tarsha I know you had missed her since you had lost her. Will you find my sisters and give them a hug from me.I will always remember the last words you said to me JR. I pray to God that you Rest Easy Now and is in Peace.Thanks for being my friend will Miss you and those Legs.See ya when I get there.

  6. So sorry to hear sincerest condolences to Julie and family.

  7. We are very saddened to hear of the passing of JR. He and Julie have been wonderful neighbors and we always enjoy waving across the road. A very kind soul, he will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Julie.

  8. Our condolences to all. We have lost a good friend. Patty and I will cherish the memories of our adventurers.

  9. MY CONDOLENCES ! Jerry was a good worker who did everything that was asked of him. He was a great friend.I worked with him for a long time. He will be missed by all. R.I.P.

  10. So sorry to hear this, Julie. We're thinking of you and your family. Take care.

  11. So sorry to hear of J.R’s passing. He was a wonderful neighbor. Always enjoyed spending time on the porch with him and Julie and Tasha. Sincere Condolences to Julie and family.

  12. Julie, I am so sorry to hear about JR's passing. He is now pain free, and you have all the memories to help you heal. He was a very nice man and very quiet. I'm on the other end of town if you ever need anything or just want to talk. Peace be with all that JR left behind. Hugs and Prayers Love always Wendy