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Dr. Jerry D. Reynolds, age 86, of Dallas, Texas, passed away on September 8, 2020.

Born on January 14, 1934, in Grand Saline, TX, to Trudie and Ernest Reynolds, Jerry had many accomplishments. Jerry was a Professor at Baylor University for many years before moving to Dallas and creating the Communication Studies Dept. at Dallas Baptist University. He served as a missionary in Jordan, an exchange professor in Japan, served as a Deacon in several churches including First Baptist Church Waco and Cliff Temple Baptist Church Dallas. Some of Jerry's hobbies included gardening, playing the piano, and he was an avid puzzle master.

He is survived by his loving daughters: Martha Reynolds, Sarah Reynolds, and Rachel Black; one grandson Reid Black; one sister Erna Lea Dunkerley; aunts, uncles, and many other relatives.

A Graveside Memorial Service for family and close friends will be held in his honor at 11:00 AM Saturday, September 19, 2020, at Haven of Memories Cemetery in Canton, TX.