Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Robert D.Reynolds (#47611568)
 member for 3 years, 3 months, 2 days
[Add to MyFriends]
Bio and Links
Bio Photo I am the youngest son of George Matthew Reynolds and Ora Virginia West Reynolds.I was born and reared in Sunflower and Leflore Counties of Mississippi. Spent my teens in a nice community called Bugger-Den.Was a cotton farmer un-till joining the Navy during WWII.And was assigned to U.S.N.O.B.1504 Midway Island as a crash crew fire fighter. I worked as an Auto Mechanic for two years at Dwyer Mississippi prior to taking an 18 month course in Electrical Appliance repair at Trades Training Institute of Mississippi State College at Prairie Mississippi ,I worked as Receiving Clerk/Vehicle Inspector for Machine Products Co. Inc.,a contract operator Of U.S.A.F. Vehicle Storage Base.I also operated an 80 ton Diesel Electric Locomotive Switch engine.I have been a member in good standing of the Aberdeen Ms. Masonic Lodge # 32 since July 15,1953.I now have my 60 year pin. Presently reside in Titusville Florida. Had a long Space career;working on Project Mercury and Project Gemini and later aircraft projects also on the SMAW Anti-Tank Missile Project ,retiring from McDonnell-Douglas after 28 1/2 years on 7-31-1989. I also worked on the Tomahawk Cruise missile program and the ACES II Ejection Seat Project,I had the responsibility to furnish materials to fabricate power cables for the DC9 and DC10 also for the flight attendant seats for both these air crafts.When I first began working on the CAPE; I was asked if I was retired (many there were)I told them I had been tired farming and gotten re-tired many times,So I quit.
 Contact:
or
Leave Public Message
Contributions to
Find A Grave
 • 62 Memorials Added
 • 91 Memorials Managed
 • 522 Photos
 • 29 Photo Requests
 • 428 Virtual Flowers
 • 5 Fame Ratings
 • 22 Sponsorships
 • 31 Friends
Find A Grave Friends
Althea, Amber McBride, barbara barret..., Beth.Bailey, Cindi Gordon, D. Camilo, D. Mack, Gail Farmer, Gloria Bello, J Terry, J. David and Ja..., Jacki Wright, KAREN LOVY, Karen Smith, kellybean, Legsie11, Linda Reynolds, margaret mcbrid..., Mom of Timothy ..., NolaGirl, [View all Find A Grave Friends...]
Messages left for Robert D.Reynol... (44)[Leave Message]
Sabrina Okamura-Johnson
Thanks
Hi Robert, Thanks for the input abt how to find out who Find A Grave contributor DIEHARD is. I'm not clear abt DIEHARD's comment "All copyright infringements (photo/bios) will be pursued. Is the stuff we type in our family bios "copyrighed" ? if we type it? I guess I need to read the Find A Grave policies to get better idea of what we can or can't enter. I thought obituary info would be helpful to include, but I guess we should not do it. I never thought about NOT including living family members names that are/were published for public viewing in newspapers/etc., It looks like DIEHARD removed the duplicate under their control -because I can't find it anymore, and I was not totally sure it was a duplicate since it had info that I did not have, and could not confirm and have no way of communicating w/DIEHARD abt my questions you can't leave any messages. Oh well...

I totally loved reading your bio!! It made me feel like you were a long lost cousin. My mom's family were cotton farmers (40 acres in northeast Arkansas near Half Moon/Blytheville; I have many fond memories about jumping in the cotton carriers to make forts/tunnels; and of course trying to pick cotton; Even earlier they were share croppers in/around Beulah MS. Have many extended family in MS. Plus I was in US Navy, Hospital Corpsman from 1974-79; w/most of my time in Norfolk VaBeach area. Loved the space program and all the work that goes w/aircraft/missile/propulsion work. I'm also USAF brat and loved the time we lived at Edwards AFB, sonic booms, fast planes, cool UFO/research craft in the desert just sparked my imagination. Thank you for your service and all the great work you've done over the years. -Sabrina

Added by Sabrina Okamura-Johnson on Dec 18, 2014 9:14 AM
Sandi K
RE: Sharon Gunter.
TY Robert - other memorial had left off the 1st name 'Violet' which is both on marker AND in obit - so I missed it and duplicated. Thanks so much for catching it! Sandi
Added by Sandi K on Dec 12, 2014 4:47 PM
Scott Reynolds
RE: Reynolds Name
Hello Robert. It's always good to hear from a family member. Actually, Scott is my middle name as well. My first name is Roger.
Added by Scott Reynolds on Nov 30, 2014 8:19 AM
Cadmus
Reverend Garrell Ray Brewer,
Thank you for the information on Reverend Brewer. Would you like me to transfer your friends memorial to you?
Added by Cadmus on Nov 28, 2014 9:50 PM
Linda Reynolds
RE: Reynolds name
Very nice to meet you Mr. Robert D. Reynolds. Very impressive and colorful biography. I have put you down as a friend. Happy Holidays.

Linda Reynolds (#47658061)
Added by Linda Reynolds on Nov 26, 2014 9:39 PM
J. Faulkner
RE: Josephine Lindsey
You're most welcome..
Added by J. Faulkner on Nov 21, 2014 12:22 PM
Beth.Bailey
RE: Henry
Hi Bob:
You are so welcome...what a sweet little guy your Henry was...I am so sorry for your loss as I cried when I read his bio...

Take care my new friend *hugs*

~ Beth ~
Added by Beth.Bailey on Nov 14, 2014 3:01 PM
Mom of Timothy L. Turner
DEAR ROBERT, ESTELLE & FAMILY,
@};- My condolences to U for the loss of your precious fur baby Henry. I know it's been devastating. Rest assured, he's safe & whole once again & reunited with the other fur babies of the family that passed on before him. One day you'll be with them forever. Till then, U must keep on keepin' on. GOD Bless U all in this difficult time of pain. You're all in my prayers. ~ 37/1 Thur. 2:04 AM EST.
Added by Mom of Timothy L. Turner on Nov 06, 2014 12:04 AM
kellybean
"Red Man"
I am so very sorry for the loss of your beloved companion ~ and in such a senseless way. Find peace. You and your family will be in my prayers. Take care.
Added by kellybean on Nov 05, 2014 6:29 AM
Danny Riley
RE: Drennan Tombstones
Just to let you know, I haven't forgot about the Kilpatrick cemetery. I came down with a blood clot in my leg back in the summer and just now starting to get back out looking up headstones.
Added by Danny Riley on Oct 24, 2014 5:37 PM
[View all messages...]
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service