Eric Reynolds

Obituary of Eric Werner Reynolds

Eric Werner (Barr) Reynolds passed away on July 10, 2020 at Tacoma General Hospital.  Eric was born on October 14, 1949, spent his early years in Tacoma, Washington, and graduated from Stadium High School. 

Eric is survived by his wife, Lana; son, Tobias Barr; daughter, Marley Holbrook; granddaughter, Zoe Hamm; father, James H. Reynolds; brother and sisters, Richard Reynolds (Joan), Ann Reynolds, Barbara Dickinson (Jim), Susan Hartman (Dean), Nancy Hoffman (Paul), Sally Riddle (Stephen); and 15 amazing nieces and nephews.  Eric was predeceased by his beloved mother, Elsie Lane Reynolds; grandparents, John and Elsie Anna Stebbins; and daughter-in-law, Cara Joy Clausen.

Eric and Lana were married on September 6, 1975, at St. Andrews Catholic Church in Sumner, Washington.  It was a beautiful day and the reception at the couple’s home in Bonney Lake was enjoyed by family and friends.  Later in life, Eric worked and lived in Westport, Washington, with his good friend, Darvi Large.

Eric was a talented Marine Electronics Technician, working and living all over Alaska and Washington.  He also was an excellent chef, experienced hunter and fisher, enjoyed listening to blues guitar music, and reading science fiction novels.  He mastered many talents and skills throughout his life, including horseshoeing, farming, and gardening. 

Eric will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

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