CORTLAND - James E. Reynolds Jr., 80, died Thursday, April 17, 2014 at his residence.
He was born March 22, 1934 in Minden, W.V., the son of James and Ethel Bennett Reynolds.
James was employed by American Welding.
He is survived by his sons, Richard Reynolds of Cortland, whom he made his home, and Joe Reynolds of North Bloomfield; daughters, Ethel Marie Williamson of Warren, Christine Reynolds of Niles, and Loretta Morris of Fayetteville, N.C.; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Yvonne Sturgill Reynolds, three grandchildren, three brothers and two sisters.
A memorial gathering where his family will receive friends will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. May 2 at the McFarland & Son Funeral Home.