Webster A. Reymond age 102 of Beaver Creek, south of Greenville, passed away at 5:40 p.m. Friday, March 26, 2021 after a short illness.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 31, 2021 at the Donnell-Wiegand Funeral Home in Greenville with Pastor Tom Rankin officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Auburn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Donnell-Wiegand from 4 until 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until service time. For those who desire memorials in Webster’s memory may be made to the Wisetown Baptist Church or to Mt. Auburn Cemetery.
Webster Arsene Reymond, the son of George Henry Reymond and Emma Elizabeth Neudecker Reymond, was born on January 19, 1919 in Wheatfield Township in Clinton County. Webster’s family then moved to Southern Bond County where he grew up and attended Drake one Room School. Webster began farming with horses. He moved to the present location in February of 1945 and ended farming with tractors. Webster last drove the combine at age 95.
Webster and Marjorie Marie Michel were united in marriage on April 16, 1938 in Union Missouri and enjoyed over 56 years before her death on October 29, 1994. They are the parents of their four children who survive. Helen E. File of Greenville, Henry W. Reymond of south of Greenville, Lois (Galen) Bailey of Auburn, IL, and Roger (Cheryl) Reymond of south of Greenville. Webster is also survived by 5 grandchildren; Jeffrey (Sheri) Reymond, Sandra Fletcher, Gayle (Steve) Hohl, Shane (Donna) Reymond, Megan (Cliff) Korte, 8 great-grandchildren: Whitney (Kyle) Lesmeister, Zachary Fletcher, Willow Reymond, Bryce Fletcher, Otto Korte, Wyatt Reymond, Corbin Reymond, Tessa Reymond, and 3 great-great-grandchildren: Myles Lesmeister, Crace Lesmeister, and Elouise Lesmeister.
Webster is preceded in death by his parents, wife Marjorie, older brother Lester and Ethel Reymond, sister Dorothy and Elmer Weiss, sons-in-laws Dale File, James Idle, and daughter-in-law JoAnn Reymond.
Webster was a member of the Wisetown Baptist Church and was the oldest member.