February 18, 2021

John Reu Reynolds, Jr. age 69 of LaBelle, MO died at his home north of La Belle, MO on February 11, 2021.  John was born December 16, 1951, in Versailles, MO, the son of John Reu and Wanda Jean Haynes Reynolds.  He was united in marriage to Lenora Lynn Sparrow on February 6, 1988 in Ashland, MO. 

John received his education in Eldon and Versailles, MO and attended Central MO Methodist College.  He served his country in the United States Army for three years. John owned a Sears and Roebuck store in Versailles, MO for several years and managed jewelry stores for 20 years in the St. Louis area.  John was a car salesman in Jefferson City and Columbia, MO for several years also. John enjoyed NASCAR and fishing.

Surviving is his wife Lynn Reynolds of La Belle, MO, three children, Tiffany Reynolds of Lake Ozark, MO, John G (Kim) Reynolds of Columbia, MO, and Dawn (Les) Atcheley of Chouteau, OK, one step-son Ethan (Ashlie) Pinson of Ballwin, MO, one brother Jim (Mary) Wilson of Eldon, MO, three sisters Joyce (Luke) Campbell of Versailles, MO, Judy Looten of Olean, MO, and Pat McKinley of Eldon, MO, eight grandchildren, Katya, Jaspar, Maya, Ryker, Harper, Jade, Bella and Devin. Four sisters-in-law, Janice Murphy, Palmyra, MO, Karen (Bennie) Dodd of Hannibal, MO, Kathryn Sparrow of Canton, MO, Martha Olson Palmyra, MO, and Ida Mae Byers of La Belle, MO. 

John was preceded in death by his parents, six brothers-in-law and two sisters-in-law.

Memorial services will be held at a later date in the Eldon/Versailles area.  Coder Funeral Chapel in La Belle is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be left at or mailed to Coder Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 151, LaBelle, MO 63447.