Joseph G. Reynolds, 65, of Belpre died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Camden Clark Medical Center Memorial Campus.
He was born in Deucher, Ohio, a son of the late Bernard O. and Margaret (Felter) Reynolds.
He graduated from Newport High School in 1967. He worked in the circulation department at The Marietta Times, Central Office Supply in Marietta and formed and owned the Frontier Typewriter Service (servicing Washington County Schools). He graduated first in his class from police training at Hocking Tech College and was an agent for Professional Law Enforcement in Dayton, Ohio. He was a deputy sheriff for Washington County and retired after 10 years of service from the New Matamoras Police Department.
He is survived by his wife, who he spent 23 years with, Lorraine (Smith) Reynolds; son Christopher Chevalier of Belpre; daughter Ashley Chevalier McCoy (Bud) of Marietta; two grandchildren Drake and Savannah McCoy; two brothers Bernard G. Reynolds of Williamstown and Roger W. Reynolds (Rhonna) of Clemmons, N.C.; and several nieces and nephews including Levi Mugrage who was a like a son to him.
Services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Leavitt Funeral Home, Belpre, with Dorthy Kratche officiating. Burial will be in Newport Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today and one hour prior to the service Saturday.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at LeavittFuneralHome.com.