PITTSFIELD -- Stephen A. Reynolds, 46, died Thursday, April 15, 2010, in Bangor.
He was born on a hot day in Pittsfield on July 26, 1963, the son of Edward and Carol (Frost) Reynolds Sr. He attended the Marie Bradford School in Pittsfield for 12 years and had been employed by Skills for 23 years.
Stephen had a heart of gold. He had a very upbeat personality and would gladly do anything for anybody. He loved his family and enjoyed being around people. Stephen was an amazing swimmer, winning numerous trophies and medals in the Maine Special Olympics. He also received both a gold and silver medal for his ability in the National Special Olympics.
He loved camping and fishing and kept a tab of how many more fish he had caught than his dad. He was ahead by 136 fish. He had recently purchased a new party boat and was so very proud of it. He kept a picture of it in his wallet to show all of his friends. He belonged to Living Innovations of Bangor and always enjoyed his involvement with the community. He will be missed very much by his family and many friends.
He is survived by his parents, Ed and Carol Reynolds of Pittsfield; his grandmother, Marie Frost of Pittsfield; his two brothers, Edward Reynolds Jr. and his wife, Barbara, of Slatington, Pa., and Jeffery Reynolds and his wife, Julie, of Nottingham, Md.; his sister, Sherry Crocker and her husband, Adam, of Detroit; his nieces and nephews, Deanna, Nikki, Jennifer, Alexis, Rachael, Edward III, Amanda, Aedan, Gareth, Liam, Andrew, Abbey, Allison, Norene and Brittney; his aunt, Donna Temple of Sparta, Tenn., and a good friend, Vernon Cooper of Pittsfield.
He was predeceased by his grandparents, Nathan and Beryl Reynolds; his grandfather, Vern Frost and an aunt, Barbara Woodbury.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday, April 18, at the Shorey-Nichols Funeral Home, 191 Hartland Ave., Pittsfield. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, April 19, at the Calvary Baptist Church, 573 North Main St. in Pittsfield with the Rev. Ron Cunningham officiating. Interment will follow at the Village Cemetery, Peltoma Avenue, Pittsfield.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Special Olympics of Maine, 125 John Roberts Road, South Portland, ME 04106.
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Care for the Reynolds family has been provided by Shorey-Nichols Funeral Home, Pittsfield.