Mr. Wilbur (Piggy) Reynolds
June 22, 1936~April 7, 2014
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Three O'clock p.m.
Good Hope Baptist Church
1142 Highway 162 S
Covington, Georgia 30016
Rev. E.J. Tomlinson, Pastor
Rev. Cal Hardy/Rev. Clara Lett, Eulogist
Assisted By Others
Mr. Wilber (Piggy) Reynolds was born June 22, 1936 in Covington, Georgia, to the late Mr. & Mrs. Ben (Vera Bell Hamp) Reynolds Sr. He was preceded in death by his wife of thirty years, Mrs. Thelma N. Reynolds, four brothers; Mr. Horace J. Reynolds, Mr. Henry J. Reynolds, Mr. Calvin C. Reynolds and Mr. Ben Reynolds Jr.
Piggy attended Washington Street High School in Covington, Georgia. He was a member of the Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall and received a certificate to go out and spread the word of God to all who would listen. Later in life he started attending Baptist Churches until his health declined.
Piggy loved nature, his family and his community. He had a great thirst for knowledge in history and government. He was often sought by family and friends for advice on government or politics.
Piggy, as he was affectionately called was no stranger to hard work. He had several jobs as a farmer, laborer, Covington Police Officer, Rock Quarry and he retired from Hanson Aggregate as a supervisor of equipments.
On Monday, April 7, 2014, the gates of heaven opened wide to welcome him in the arms of the almighty.
He leaves to cherish his memories three sister; Mr. & Mrs. Charles (Dora) Brown, Covington, Georgia, Mr. & Mrs. Alfred (Sweetie) Jones and Mrs. Nina B. Hardy, both of Atlanta, Georgia, special niece and nephew, Ms. Delores Reynolds and Mr. Willie (Dilly) Reynolds, a very special friend, Mr. Amos Johnson and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Flat Shoals Cemetery
Hwy 162 South
Family and Friends
Family and Friends
The Reynolds family wishes to thank all our friends and neighbors for extending their words of kindness, prayers, telephone calls, visits, gifts and other acts of love which have been of considerable comfort to us during the illnes and passing of our love one. May God pour special blessings to those who worked diligently to assist him throughout his illness. The Reynolds family appreciate your labor of Love.