Dick L. Reynolds, 77, Liberal, KS, died Thursday, June 2, 2011,
at Southwest Medical Center, Liberal, KS.
He was born August 21, 1933 in Liberal, KS, the son of
Homer I. & Edith V. Thornburg Reynolds.
Dick worked for the Rock Island Railroad in Liberal as
brakeman for eighteen years and later was an officer of the
Liberal Police Department and then as the City of Liberal Street Department Superintent. In 1976 he began the Reynolds Mr. Fix-It retiring in 1986.
Dick served in the U.S. Army National Guard.
He was a master woodworker creating furniture for his home, and his hobbies were wood carving, making model trains and model airplanes. In 2000 he became an avid supporter of the
"old west", attending and participating in many cowboy action shoots.
He loved his Canadian River Regulators. Dick loved all animals,his current German Shorthairs, Susie and Dixie Sugar Belle gave him much enjoyment.
Dick was a member of the Elks Lodge #1947, Liberal, Canadian River
Regulators Cowboy Action Club, S.A.S.S.
On June 2, 1972, he married Doralia Bransky at Guymon, OK,
Other survivors are two sons, Marc Reynolds, St. George, UT; Steven Reynolds and wife, Kirsten, Washington, UT; two daughters,
Lorene Livingston, Portland, OR; Joyce Bronson and husband Stacey,
St. George, UT; ten grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. He
was preceded in death by his parents, brother William R. Reynolds and his wife Lynn Geotzinger Reynolds.
Memorial services will be conducted 3:00 P.M. Sunday
at the Miller Chapel.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials be sent to
Seward County Commuity College Development Foundation,
American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association or
Angels for Animals in care of Miller Mortuary.