Acel Dean Reynolds

Thursday, November 18, 2021
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Acel Dean Reynolds. Courtesy photo.

Acel Dean Reynolds, 67, Columbus, Mont., was born in Deming, N.M., and died Nov. 14, 2021, at the Butte, Mont., hospital.

Dean married the love of his life, Carol in May 1974, in Prewitt, N.M.

He is survived by his wife, Carol; daughter Richelle (Douglas) Salazar; sons Acel (Jennifer), Ronald, Chad (Heather); Dean’s mother, Rosetta; brother John and sisters, Jody and Arlene and mother-in-law Shirley. He had nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

He was proceeded in death by his father, Ace, brother Larry and sister Carma.

Dean was an underground miner for 49 years. His career leading him from New Mexico, Montana, Colorado, Nevada, Arizona, California and Mongolia. He retired in 2017 and while on retirement worked for Moran Mining for a few years.

He was an avid outdoorsman who loved the hills. His biggest pleasures were hunting, rock hounding and fishing.

Services will be in Columbus, Mont., at the Columbus Cemetery Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, at 11 a.m.

Cards and flower arrangements can be sent through Eagles Nest Floral 514 East Pike Ave Columbus, Mont.