Charles Ray Reynolds, 73, of Dayton died Wednesday Sept. 25, 2013, at Erlanger in Chattanooga, Tenn. He was born May 17, 1940, in Kentucky to the late Charles and Charlyne Gill Reynolds. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Elizabeth Hamby.
A resident of Dayton most of his life, he was a graduate of Rhea Central High School Class of 1959. He was employed by the Oster Corporation and was a purchasing agent for Goodman Company. He was chairman of the Dayton Planning Commission and the B.Z.A. for over 30 years. He was an avid golfer and was a member of the Dayton Golf and Country Club.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Shirley (Holloway) Reynolds of Soddy Daisy, Tenn.; sons, Charles Ray Reynolds II and Mark (Crickett) Smith both of Dayton and Robert (Tammie) Smith of Pikeville, Tenn.; his sister, JoAnn (the late Bill) Morgan of Spring City and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Charles Ray will be Saturday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Vanderwall Funeral Home with Rev. Clyde Fitzgerald officiating. He will be laid to rest in Rhea Memory Gardens.