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Harry Lee Reynolds
Harry Lee Reynolds, 77, passed away peacefully in his home on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. He was born on Feb. 8, 1935, in Alice, Texas, to Jim and Manuela Reynolds.
Harry started his professional career as an elementary teacher in the Brownsville and Alice school districts. He obtained his Bachelor of Science in education from Texas A&I University in Kingsville and received his Master of Science in elementary education administration from the University of North Dakota. After retirement in 1993, he received his bilingual certification and returned to teaching in the Dallas and Floresville public schools as a bilingual elementary teacher and instructor supervisor for adult basic education classes.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Arnold Harry Reynolds; brothers Oscar, Jim II, and Robert; and sisters Maria Romero and Dora Lerma.
Harry is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Amelia Figueroa Reynolds; daughter Nora Hessenflow and husband Jeffrey of Leavenworth, Kan.; sons Adrian Lee of Bartlett, Tenn., and Marc Octavio and wife Wendy of Arlington, Texas; grandchildren Matthew Hessenflow and wife Rita of Olathe, Kan., Alyson Reynolds Hessenflow of Overland Park, Kan., Winter Reynolds, Nathan Reynolds, and Devin Reynolds, all of Bartlett, and Mallory Reynolds and Mason Reynolds, both of Arlington; sisters Rachel Pena and husband David of Alice, and Maria Jackson and husband Ralph of Winchester, Tenn.; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 10 a.m. with a rosary recited at noon in the St. Benedict Church in San Antonio.
A funeral Mass followed in the church.
Interment with full military honors immediately followed in the Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Benedict Church, 4535 Lord Road, San Antonio, TX 78220.
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