• REYNOLDS HENRY, SR. Mr. Henry ...

REYNOLDS
HENRY, SR.
Mr. Henry Reynolds, Sr.,
passed away at age 88 on
September 8, 2018 in
Pittsburgh, PA. Henry was
born on February 24, 1930 in
Brownsville, PA, to the late
Pauline Washington and the
late Henry Reynolds. He was a
1948 graduate of Brownsville
High School in Brownsville, PA.
After graduating from high
school, Henry moved to
Pittsburgh, PA, where he met
and married Julia Meggerson
on March 19, 1955. While he
and Julia began raising a
family, Henry supported the
family working as a licensed
barber for several years,
before he changed career
paths to become a teacher.
While pursuing his education,
he worked as a sky cap for
both United and Eastern
Airlines. He graduated from
the University of Pittsburgh
with a bachelor's degree along
with a Masters in Education.
He went on to teach at both
Westinghouse and Allderdice
High schools. He was
preceded in death by his wife,
Julia on March 8, 2018. Henry
is survived by his sons, Gary
Reynolds, Mark (Deanna)
Reynolds, and Henry Reynolds,
Jr.; grandchildren, Sheree
Reynolds, Teixeira Reynolds,
Mark Reynolds Jr., Shana
Reynolds, Ethan Reynolds,
Ryan Reynolds, Destiny
Johnson Reynolds, Quadre
Reynolds, and Quintin
Reynolds; great-grandchild,
Patience Tyler; cousins Debra
Martin, Victoria Smith, Gerald
Smith, Bryan Smith, Anthony
Smith, Rosetta Owens Jamar,
and Rev. Jeffrey Owens; nieces
through marriage Deborah
Elaine Gary, Phyllis Boss,
Deborah Renee Hood, Cynthia
Hood; and nephew through
marriage Jonas Hood. Henry
was a lifelong tennis buff,
playing well into his 80s. The
family invites donations in
Henry's name to The Highland
Park Tennis Club. Special
thanks to all who cared for
Henry during his final years.
Friends and family are
welcome to attend the
memorial service, officiated by
Dr. Vincent K. Campbell,
Senior Pastor, on Saturday,
November 10, 2018 from 11
a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Ebenezer
Missionary Baptist Church,
2001 Wylie Avenue,
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,
15219. A repast will
immediately follow the
memorial service.
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PostedNovember 09, 2018