Merritt M. Reynolds Jr., 60, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY — Merritt M. Reynolds Jr., 60, Watertown, passed away in the Samaritan Medical Center ER on Friday evening.

Merritt was born Oct. 8, 1958, in Watertown, the son of Merritt Reynolds Sr. and Susan Rector Reynolds, he attended Watertown High School and served in the US Army from 1979 to 1980.

A marriage ended in divorce.

He worked several places as a maintenance manager and worked at the Best Western Hotel before becoming disabled.

He is survived by four children: Merritt Reynolds 3rd and his wife Christian of Watertown, Tononica Reynolds of Watertown and Sirina Phelps and her husband John of Watertown. He has three grandchildren. Also surviving is brothers John Reynolds of Texas and Julian Reynolds of SC, sisters are Michelle Wayde of Florida and Marylynne Reynolds of Florida. nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be held 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, at the Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter.

Burial will be in the spring at Brookside Cemetery, Watertown.

Donations may be made to American Cancer Society 6725 Lyons St., P.O. Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057.

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