WEST SPRINGFIELD – Richard Reynolds, 76, passed away on Friday, December 9, 2022, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, MA surrounded by his loving family.
Richard was born on October 29, 1946 in Montpelier, VT to Carroll D. Reynolds of Waterbury, VT and Daisy P. (Clark) Reynolds of Moretown, VT.
Richard worked for the most part of his life as a professional painter until retirement, later picking up some work as a bouncer/security. Richard’s love for motorcycles was known to all those close to him as he spent much of his spare time riding motorcycles and hanging out with his close friends of various former and current motorcycle clubs in the area. Richard enjoyed listening to country music, especially the oldies and of course the King, Elvis Presley. Most of all, Richard loved being a father and a grandfather and cherished every moment he was able to spend with those he loved.
Richard is predeceased by his parents Carroll and Daisy Reynolds, his sister Judy Cole (Reynolds) and his brother Alson “Chuck” Reynolds.
Richard leaves behind his daughter, Daisy Radzick (Reynolds) of Westfield, MA, his brothers; Carroll “Junior” Reynolds of Bennington, VT, John Reynolds of Pittsfield, MA and Kevin Reynolds of Hampton, VA, his sisters; Karen Petrone of Sandford, FL and Elizabeth Walker of Baytown, TX. He also leaves behind his 7 grandchildren; Jacqueline Radzick of Lake Villa, IL, Marissa Radzick of Monson, MA, Sarah Frazier of Westfield, MA, Mackenzie Frazier of Westfield, MA, Andrew Radzick of Monson, MA, Richard Radzick of Monson, MA, his step daughter Darlene Waitt of Florida, MA, Step granddaughter Cheyenne Waitt of Adams, MA, and step great granddaughter, Malissa Lescarbeau and over 25 nieces and nephews. Richard leaves behind so many others he considered family and friends many of which whom considered him “Uncle Dick”.
Services will be private and scheduled for a later date.
End of life arrangements have been entrusted to Westfield Funeral Home. To express condolences, to share memories or photos, please visit Richard’s memorial page at www.westfieldfuneralhome.com
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