Royce Reynolds Obituary (2021) – Greensboro, NC

Reynolds, Royce

May 6, 2020

Royce Reynolds, 88, died at home in Greensboro on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. Mr. Reynolds used his talent as a salesman to build a successful regional company from a single dealership after 40 years of entrepreneurship, which enabled him to expand his philanthropy and work in Christian evangelism after the company was sold in 1998.

Royce’s leadership, accomplishments, and benevolence were extended to the entire Greensboro area and the United Methodist Church in particular.

He was preceded by his parents James and Florence Royse Reynolds and his son-in-law William Fountain Avera.

The surviving Royce is his loving wife, Jane Warren Reynolds; a daughter, Ingrid Reynolds Avera of Summerfield and their children Ashley Jane Avera and William Reynolds Avera; a son and daughter-in-law, Warren Paul Reynolds and wife Susan Tandon Reynolds of Advance and their daughter Sarah Catherine Reynolds; a sister, Patricia Marlin of Franklin, Tenn .; and brother, James K. Reynolds of Athens, Ga.

A service or memorial service will be held at the Shrine of W. Market Street United Methodist Church on October 2, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. while observing COVID protocols. The service can also be viewed at and Facebook = https: //

Instead of flowers, the family is soliciting donations to the Legacy Fund of West Market Street United Methodist Church, 302 W. Market St, Greensboro, NC 27401; The Greensboro Salvation Army, 1001 Freeman Mill Rd, Greensboro, NC 27406; Greensboro City Department, 305 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro, NC 27406; or other charities.

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Published by Greensboro News & Record on September 26, 2021.

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