Roy Allen Reno was the son of John Calvin Reno and Lou O’Neal.

The Knoxville Journal, 24 March 1949
T/5 Roy A. Reno of Louisville, was killed in action Dec. 25, 1944, while serving with the Engineers in Belgium.
Survivors: father and step-mother, Mr. and Mrs. John C. Reno; four brothers, Floyd of Knoxville; Raymond of Walland; John C Jr., U.S. Army; Leonard of Alcoa; half-brother, J.C. Reno of Louisville; four half-sisters, Mrs. Nelson Garner of Louisville; Mrs. John Johnson of Friendsville;  Mrs. Lee Dockery of Concord and Miss Alyene Reno of Louisville.


  • Rank: Technician 5th Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 19 May 1922
  • Date of death: 25 December 1944
  • County: Blount
  • Hometown: Louisville
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 862nd Engineering Aviation Battalion
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Laurel Bank Baptist Church Cemetery, Friendsville, Blount County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VI, Middle Panel
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