Jan 4, 1930 -July 30, 2019
Forrest Glenn Reynolds, 89, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at Lower Umpqua Hospital with his family by his side after losing a fight to cancer.
Forrest was born Jan. 4, 1930 in Vernonia, Ore., to Albert and Florence Reynolds. He attended all 12 years of school in Vernonia. Following high school graduation, he was drafted into the U.S. Army and served honorably for two years. He married Maxine Mayo in February 1954, and two daughters joined the family: Barbara and Betty. Maxine passed away in August 1970. Forrest eventually met and then married Virginia Maier Oct. 5, 1973. She passed away in 2014. Forrest spent his working career at International Paper Company, he retired after 42 years. He loved volunteering at the local food pantry, which he did for years.
Forrest is survived by his two daughters, Barb Richardson and Betty Lyons; their husbands, and seven grandchildren. He is further survived by two great-grandchildren.
A viewing will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 3, at Dunes Memorial Chapel. Burial will follow at Reedsport Masonic Cemetery. A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, at Reedsport Church of God, 2191 Birch Ave.