He attended East Cleveland Baptist Church for 46 years. He was retired from Magic Chef after 34 years of service. He also served with the United States Army.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alvin and Beaulah Reno; sisters: Thelma Crawford and Ersie Mae Martin; and brothers: Glenn, Elmer and Paul Reno.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Frances Reno of McDonald; daughters: Diane Cross, (Butch) of McDonald, Shelia France, (Steve) of Virginia, and Kim Bray, (Travis) of Cleveland; son, Darryl Reno of McDonald; grandchildren: Drew Rader, Hyapatia Reno, Tyler Cline, Barrett Kibble and Sydney Kibble; brother, Hansel Reno of Athens; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, 2012, at the Bancroft Cemetery with Pastor Joe Lockman and Gerald Goins officiating.
A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.
Drew Rader, Barrett Kibble, Tyler Cline, Butch Cross, Travis Bray and Kenny Kibble will serve as pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 6 p.m. today at Ralph Buckner Funeral Home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.