FARMINGTON – Edmond S. Reynolds, 88, of Farmington, died Sunday, April 9, at Franklin Memorial Hospital.

He was born May 17, 1917, in North Anson, a son of the late Herbert Reynolds and Agnes Stetson Reynolds Cook. He attended school in Madrid and served honorably in the U.S. Army during World War II.

On Jan. 18, 1941, he married the former Julia Brauza in Orange, Mass. Over the years, he worked for C.H. Brackley, Forster Manufacturing, C.A.T. Lumber and Starbird Lumber. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and looking for moose in the spring.

He will be remembered by his family and friends for his love of a good joke. He was a member of Blue Mountain Masonic Lodge, A.F. & A.M. in Phillips and Johnson-Cox American Legion Post.

He is survived by sister-in-law, Dorothy Reynolds of Farmington; two stepdaughters, Betty Lugner of Auburn and Glenys (Mitzi) Lob of Lincoln, Calif.; four stepgrandsons, Michael Lugner, Gilbert Steward, Kenneth Smith and Kevin Smith; three step-granddaughters, Kim Dominicur, Karen Smith and Cheryl Landry; three nephews, S. Eugene Reynolds and his wife, Betsy, of Brewer, Jack Reynolds and his wife, Nancy, of Hermon and Michael Reynolds and his wife, Dodie, of Jay; a niece, Maryann Rice of Bath; and several step-great-grandchildren

In addition to his parents and stepfather, Henry Cook, he was predeceased by his wife, Julia; a brother, Stanley Reynolds; and stepson, Lauriston Smith.