Eric Lynn Reynolds
July 29, 1953 – October 27, 2020
Eric Lynn Reynolds, age 67 years, two months, 28 days, passed away in his home in Omaha, Ne. Born to James D. and Donna M. Reynolds of Woodbine, Iowa, Eric was the fourth child, joining sister Judy and brothers Craig and Ken.
Eric was active in baseball and basketball in his high school years, and after graduating from Woodbine high school in 1971, he went on to college at Dana College in Blair, Nebraska, where he also played baseball for the Vikings.
He left Dana after two years and went to work in Omaha for Bob and Ray Anderson in their gas station and food Mart business. He made a career with Anderson’s and operated his own station and food Mart until his retirement due to health issues.
Eric married his long-time best friend Ellen Gigliotti, in 2005. Together, they purchased and operated a horse boarding stable in Gretna, Nebraska for several years. He enjoyed all sports, including horse racing and car racing, which he enjoyed with his friends and brothers.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim and Donna; wife, Ellen; and brother, Craig. He is survived by sister Judy Sexton and husband Harold of Columbus, Mississippi; brother Ken and wife Ann of Peoria, Arizon; sister-in-law Carol Reynolds of West Jordan, Utah; special friend, Susie Starman; three nieces and three nephews; his constant companion Duke; and many relatives and friends.
Graveside Service: Thursday, November 5th at 1:30pm at Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery. To view a live broadcast of the service, please visit www.heafeyheafey.com and click the “View Live Service” button on the home page.