Glenn Caperton Reynolds, Jr.
Husband, Father, Teacher, Friend.
Glenn joined our many loved ones in heaven June 26th 2010. He was born to Glenn and
Mildred Reynolds of Clifton Forge, Va. July 10th 1929. Glenn graduated from Augusta Military
Academy and attended the Shenandoah Conservatory of Music. He served four years in the
U.S. Navy. He was selected to play Lead Trumpet in the Admirals Band and also enjoyed
playing with the Norfolk Symphony Orchestra.
He married Dorothy Burcher in 1952. They moved to Roanoke in 1954 and Glenn became
assistant golf professional to PGA Professional Luke Barnes at the Roanoke Country Club. In 1964 he became the Head PGA Professional at the Galax Country Club in Southwest Virginia. They moved to Keswick Virginia in 1966 where he was the Head PGA Professional at the
Keswick Club of Virginia for many years. He was the first Head PGA Professional at Pen Park Golf Course in Charlottesville Va. now Meadowcreek Golf Club and taught many to play and enjoy the game of golf. During the latter part of Glenn’s tenure at Pen Park, he served as PGA Director of Golf at the Keswick Golf Course with his wife as manager, oldest son Tim as Head
Professional, and youngest son David as Golf Course Superintendant. After 14 years at Pen Park, Glenn and Dottie moved to Smith Mountain Lake where Dottie managed the Waterfront
Country Club and Glenn worked with Head PGA Professional John Snyder at the Waters Edge Country Club. In 1992 they retired and moved to Louisa Va. where he served in the golf shop at Tanyard Country Club until 2008 and earned the title of Pro Emeritus. Glenn is a life member in the PGA and a member of the Half Century Club a PGA member for over 50 years.
Glenn is preceded in death by one son, Ricky; his mother Mildred; his father Glenn and his sister Louise and her husband Bobby Williams.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years Dottie, his sons Timothy Reynolds and wife Vickie and David Reynolds and wife Bonnie, his brother George Reynolds and wife Sue, and much loved family members Bobby Bowers and wife Linda. His grandchildren: Emily and husband Shelby Sears and their daughter Josie; Phillip Reynolds and wife Kristen; Mindy and husband John Swickrath; Lindsay Reynolds; and Mindy and Lindsay’s mother Cathy and husband Steve Ferguson. All will cherish happy memories of him. Glennï¿½s loving heart and wonderful sense of humor will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Visitation will be at Louisa Christian Church, 104 Elm Ave. Louisa, VA 23093 on
Monday, June 28, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Services will be at Louisa Christian Church, Dr.
Denny Burnette presiding, on Tuesday, June 29, at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow the
service at Hillcrest Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Louisa
Christian Church Roof Fund PO Box 1344, Louisa VA 23093 or the Louisa County
Resource Council 51 Resource Lane, Louisa VA 23093.
Heartfelt thanks to physical therapist Bill Brown, the CNA’s, and all the other staff at Louisa Healthcare Center for their kind and compassionate care.
A very sincere thanks to our church family and Dottie’s YaYa Sisters for all their help during the difficult time leading to our celebration of Glenn’s Iife.
If you listen with faith, you will hear the ball rattle home, a result of Glenn’s deft touch on the greens in heaven, or the sound of his trumpet as he plays for our Lord Jesus.