Funeral for Glenn Free, 63, of Decatur will be Saturday, March 22, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Brad Roath and Bro. Gary Peebles officiating. Burial will be in Mount Tabor Cemetery. Visitation will be tonight from 6 to 9 at the funeral home.
Mr. Free, who died Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at Decatur Morgan Hospital, was born December 31, 1950, in Morgan County to Calvin Free and Elizabeth Lawrimore Free. Glenn was a Deacon of Ark Baptist Church and was a wonderful man of God, who's desire was for people to focus on God! He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. He loved Bluegrass Gospel music. Glenn retired from Matthews Industries where he worked as Sheet Metal Department Supervisor. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Free; two daughters, Amanda Free Holladay (Thomas) of Orlando, FL and Caren Free Lawrence (Nathan) of Decatur; three brothers, Tom Free, Charles Free and Dennis "Dinky" Free, all of Hartselle; one sister, Deborah Free Childs of Eva; and four grandchildren, Jacob, Caleb, Sydney and Troy.
Pallbearers will be Myles Reed, Jimmy Hazel, Glenn Sparkman, C.K. Nolen, Ellis Taylor and Bill Gist.
This obituary was originally published in the Decatur Daily.