Edward C. Reynolds Jr. 67, of Scammon, Kan. died 10:15 p.m. Friday March 16, 2012 at Via Christi Hospital in Pittsburg, Kan. following a long illness.

Edward was born December 21, 1944 in Scammon, Kan. the son of Edward C. and Anna (Adamson) Reynolds. He was a lifelong resident of the area and a graduate of Southeast High School. He was a Veteran of the Army and worked Goodrich Tire Company as a Tire Builder in Miami, Okla. for 18 years before it closed. Edward was of the Christian Faith and a member of the Columbus American Legion and Columbus VFW. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings Donna Nichols and Shirley Westervelt.

Survivors include his step-son John Wiseman and wife Felicia of West Mineral, Kan.; children, Curtis Reynolds and Renee Reynolds; brothers, Robert Reynolds and wife Joan of Orange, Texas and Bill Reynolds and wife Betty of Miami, Okla.

Private Graveside Services will take place at Hosey Hill Cemetery in Weir, Kan. In lieu of flowers the family ask expressions of sympathy be in the form of memorials to SEK Humane Society. E-mail condolences may be left at www.bathnaylor.com. Arrangements are by Bath Naylor Funeral Home of Columbus, KS.