Jotham Reynolds

Obituary of Jotham Reynolds

Jotham G. Reynolds, IV “Joe” 78 of Woodstock, passed away unexpectedly at his home Tuesday, July 24, 2018. Beloved husband of Kristin (Serafin) Reynolds, they were married October 28, 1961, she passed in 2015. Joe was born in Worcester, MA,September 5, 1939 to Jotham G. III and Susan (Sumner) Reynolds. 

He was a Veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the Army. Joe was a member of the East Woodstock Congregational Church and a lifelong resident of Woodstock. He owned and operated the Christmas Barn for 52 years. Joe was very dedicated to his children and grandchildren. He enjoyed his trips and adventures visiting old friends and making new friends. 

He leaves his children Jay Reynolds and his wife Lori of Woodstock, Mark Reynolds of Woodstock, sister Ann Campbell and her husband Fred of Michigan, grandchildren Hannah, Morgan, Jotham and Kyle as well as several nieces and nephews. 

Calling hours will be Saturday, July 28 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at Smith and Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove Street, Putnam, CT. A celebration of Joe’s life will be held on Sunday, July 29 at 2:00 PM at the East Woodstock Congregational Church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Woodstock Historical Society, P.O. Box 65, Woodstock, CT 06281 or The Woodstock Academy Foundation (in support of the field hockey team) 57 Academy Road, Woodstock, CT 06281. Share a memory at

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