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Charles Ancil Reynolds, 92, Campbellsville, KY (1931-2023)

Charles Ancil Reynolds of Campbellsville, Kentucky, son of the late Stanley Reynolds and Birdie Thompson Reynolds was born into this world February 14, 1931 in Marion County, Kentucky. He passed at 3:30 P.M., Thursday, October 12, 2023 in Campbellsville. He was 92 years old.

Ancil was a well known successful businessman in Campbellsville. He owned and operated Ancil Reynolds Used Cars which he started in 1954. Before the car business when younger he farmed and worked nights at Fruit Of The Loom while starting the car business. He retired in 1996 and the business is still in operation with two of his sons as owners.

He professed faith in Christ as a young boy was baptized and was of the Baptist Faith.

He served his country honorably in the National Guard.

Ancil was a loving Husband, Father, Grandfather, Son, Father-in-law, Brother-in-law, and Friend. He enjoyed being with family, traveling, playing Rook with friends, spending winters in Florida with his wife, Jewell, camping, car racing, shopping and boating

He united in marriage to Jewell Dean Lemmon December 24, 1949. She preceded him in death March 21, 2010.

He is survived by five sons and one daughter: Michael Reynolds and wife, Patti of Campbellsville, Libby Fudge and husband, Billy Joe of Columbia, Terry Reynolds and wife, Ellen, Duane Reynolds and wife, Margaret, Steven Reynolds and wife, Patty and Todd Reynolds and wife, Vonda all of Campbellsville; fourteen grandchildren: Michelle Herron , Michael Shawn Reynolds and Shay Knifley of Columbia, Cameron Feese of San Diego, California, Prindle Hinton of Louisville, Brandon Reynolds and McCall Thompson of Campbellsville, Dustin Reynolds of Bowling Green, Tyler Reynolds, Joshua Reynolds, Adam Reynolds, Drew Reynolds and Megan Bailey of Campbellsville and Jordan Reynolds of Lexington; thirty-two great-grandchildren; eight great-great- grandchildren; one brother, Darrel Reynolds; several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends.

Ancil was preceded in death by one brother and one sister, Conrad Reynolds and Mabel Warren.

The funeral service will be held at 11amET on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY, officiated by Rev. Paul J. Dicken. Burial will follow in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens.

Visitation is requested from 5pmET until 8pmET on Monday, October 16, 2023.

Expressions of sympathy requested to be donations to Gideon Memorial Bibles and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home

Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences and service details at

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Charles Ancil Reynolds, 92, Campbellsville, KY (1931-2023)

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