William Jay Reardon
July 24, 1926 – March 8, 2018
Waynesville-William Jay Reardon of Waynesville, N.C. passed away on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at Smoky Mountain Health and Rehab. He was the son of Henry P. and Freda A. Reardon, born in Newark, N.J. on July 27, 1926.
He is survived by sons Timothy P. Reardon and Terence J. Reardon, both of Florida, and his companion, Gigi Gerichek. His wife of 48 years, Suzanne, passed away in 2010. He attended Stony Brook School on Long Island and was a graduate of Springfield Regional High School, Springfield, N.J., Class of 1944, and Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio, Class of 1951. He served in the US Navy during WW2, having participated in the invasion of Okinawa. Cremation is under the direction of Garrett Funerals and Cremations.