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Nov. 7, 1942—May 25, 2019

Elmer C. Reynolds passed away peacefully at home on May 25, 2019, surrounded by family and friends. He was born in Kelso, WA, on Nov. 7, 1942, to John and Margaret Reynolds. He served in the US Navy and then spent many years as a logger. After retiring, he went to California in search of gold. He settled in Big Bar and, in 2005, married Gloria. He was a passionate pool player, loved panning for gold and spending time with family and friends. He is survived by his wife Gloria; his sons Craig, Richard and Nicholas; daughter Lori; his stepdaughters Christina, Lisa and Julia; stepson Terry Lee; brothers John, Tom and Jerry; and sister Virginia. He also had many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by both parents, three brothers and a son, Billy.

A celebration of life potluck will be held at 2 p.m. on July 4 at 74776 Townsend Road in Rainier, OR.

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