A funeral to celebrate Waydell Reynolds’ life will be at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Donie on Saturday, Oct. 8. There will be a visitation prior to the funeral at the church, beginning at 8:30 a.m. A graveside service at Oakes Cemetery will follow the funeral. Mr. Reynolds passed away on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, at St. Anthony’s Care Center in Woodway. He was 82. Waydell was born on Nov. 24, 1939, to S.K. and Renna Reynolds near Thornton. He was born in the neighbor’s house on the hill across the road. He grew up at the homeplace with his parents, grandfather, Uncle D.T. and brother David … five men and his mother, Renna. S.K. was a farmer and rancher and the boys grew up working the farm, milking the cow, hauling water from the spring, picking and unloading watermelons, and lots more. He graduated salutatorian in 1958 from Thornton High School. He played six-man football as a Thornton Tiger and with the help of his teammates was known for his speed and touchdowns.