Obituary of William Reynolds (1965 – 2022) – Orangeburg, SC

William “Billy” Larry Reynolds Jr.

ORANGEBURG — William “Billy” Larry Reynolds Jr., 56, of Orangeburg, died Friday February 11, 2022. Billy was the husband of Jeanna Jameson Reynolds.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, February 16, 2022 at Pine Hill United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Dukes-Harley Funeral Home, Orangeburg.

Honored as pallbearers are Charlton Ardis, Lyn Byrd, Greg Livingston, Rob Miller, Harry Mims, Eugie Ott, Clarke Reynolds, Paul Strickland, Bill Cook and Braxton Wannamaker, Billy Wilson. Honorary pallbearers are Clay Helms, Todd Helms, Tate Jameson, Dell Jennings, Scott Merritt, Tim Ormond, Robert Smith, Jim Stevens, Jeffrey Watford and Lewis W. Way III. CDC guidelines for the COVID-19 virus and social distancing will be observed during the visit and service.

William “Billy” Larry Reynolds Jr. was born on December 13, 1965 in Rock Hill to William Larry Reynolds Sr. and Pamela Haupt Reynolds. He graduated from Catawba Academy in Rock Hill and then attended Newberry College where he played football. Billy then moved to Orangeburg and joined his father’s printing business, Quality Printing Company, later Major Printing, where he worked until 2005. He then founded Major Graphics and was joined by his wife Jeanna in 2009 and eldest son Will in 2017. With his leadership, dedication and competitive spirit, he built a successful company with a culture that embodies everything he represented.

Billy enjoyed the good things in life. He worked hard and played hard. Billy Reynolds had the ability to make everyone he met feel special. He loved his family and friends more than anything. He was passionate about gamecock sports, hunting, fishing, boating, entertaining, cooking and spending time with friends and family. Billy had a generous spirit and enjoyed helping others. He has been a mentor and teacher, as well as an integral part of youth football in the Orangeburg community. Honest, sincere, respectful, loving, honorable and a true southern gentleman are words to describe Billy Reynolds. Billy was a staunch member of the Pine Hill United Methodist Church, where he served on numerous committees. He was also a member of the SC WorkForce Development Board.

He leaves behind a wife, family, community and group of friends who will cherish his memory and legacy. Survivors include his wife; his parents; his sons William “Will” Larry Reynolds III (Jaime), Scoville Hewitt Reynolds (Ashley), John Henry Reynolds and Jameson Bonnette “Bo” Reynolds; his brother Clarke Simrill Reynolds; his nieces Suzanne Marie Reynolds and Pamela Ann Reynolds; his nephew Clarke Simrill Reynolds Jr.; his aunt Susan Currance; his in-laws Tommy and Nantce Jameson and Debbie Smoak and the late Dr. Bobby Smoak. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles and numerous cousins; and his family Major Graphics, Gail Hart, Buddy Myers, Gina Sweatman and Susan Lyons.

Memorials may be addressed to Pine Hill United Methodist Church, 4125 Neeses Highway, Neeses, SC 29107 or to the Billy Reynolds Scholarship Fund in Support of Orangeburg Preparatory Schools Football Program, 2651 North Road, Orangeburg, SC 29118.

Online condolences can be expressed at www.dukesharleyfuneralhome.com or https://www.facebook.comukes-Harley-Funeral-Home-and-Crematory-304968586272868

Published by The Times and Democrat on February 13-14, 2022.

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