Ralph Hollis Reynolds, 78, of Brownwood, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009, surrounded by his family at Brownwood Regional Medical Center.

A memorial service for Mr. Reynolds will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010, in the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel at 303 Early Blvd., in Early, Texas.

Ralph was born in Tulsa, Okla., on March 18, 1931, to Hollis and Marzella Reynolds. June 11, 1953, Ralph took Delores Mae Harrison to be his bride in Midland, Texas. They raised their family in Midland and Ralph retired after 40 years of service at Reynolds Brothers Reproduction. After retiring Ralph and Delores settled in Brownwood, where they have spent the last 14 years.

Ralph Reynolds is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Delores Reynolds; one sister, Helen Molton from Bixby, Okla.; his son, Ernest Lee Reynolds of  Midland; and daughter, Jackie Lynn Bebee; three grandchildren, Brandi Bebee, Mary Culp and Michel Bebee; one great-grandchild, Nathan Culp; and several step-great-grandchildren, all from Brownwood. “Uncle Ralph” is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Ralph Reynolds was proceeded in death by his son, Dale Ray Reynolds; his brother, Richard Dale Reynolds; and his parents, Hollis and Marzella Reynolds.

Friends and family members are invited to sign the online guestbook at www.heartlandfuneralhome.net.