Rudy F. Reinhold Sr. 79 of New London passed away at Fisher Titus Medical Center in Norwalk on November 10 2022. Rudy was born in Cleveland on December 4 1942. He served in the Army 101st Airborne Division and then began working for the Oberlin city water department and then onto General Motors as a Committeeman press line for many years. Rudy also worked for the Oberlin city schools for many years. Rudy was the founding band member (1959) Rudy And The Illusions where his band played all over the State of Ohio and our Lorain County Fair. Rudy was a member of Masonic Lodge in Lodi the Sandusky Eagles Club, American Legion of Wellington and the Lorain County Coon Hunters Club. He enjoyed hunting, Fishing, turkey shoots attending car shows, playing with his band and especially spending time with family and friends. Rudy is survived by his wife Joyce Reinhold, 2 sons Rudy Reinhold Jr., Steve (Deanna) Reinhold, 9 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, brother Howard Reinhold and 2 sisters Linda Byrley and Rita Jones. He was preceded in death by his parents Howard and Ruth Mae Reinhold. There will be a visitation on Thursday November 17 2022 from 4-8pm at the Cowling Funeral Home of Oberlin where services will be at 11am Friday November 18 2022 in the funeral home conducted by Pastor David Gilland. Burial will follow with full military honors by Post #1079 Elyria Honor Guard in Westwood Cemetery.
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