Reynolds and four biddies enlisted in the Marines Corps after graduating from Mastbaum in 1966. He planned to attend Drexel Institute of Technology after his discharge. The 19 year old private first class, a machine gunner, was assigned to Company C of the 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines, 3rd Marine Division. He diied near Quang Trim, Vietnam on May 17, 1967 during Operation Prairie IV. He was survived by his parents and two sisters.