Robert Nelson McReynolds, Jr. of Montrose died May 18 after a long illness. He was 75.
Born in Indianapolis, Ind. on Dec. 14, 1935, he lived most of his life in Southern California.
After becoming an all-league pitcher at Glendale High School, McReynolds was approached by major league organizations but elected to serve in the U.S. Navy and was stationed in Oklahoma.
After completion of his military service, he was married to Betty Virginia Stover in 1956 and settled in Montrose for the remainder of his life.