PIQUA - Glenn A. Warner, 75, of Piqua, went home to be with the Lord at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, March 24, 2013, at Dayton VA Medical Center, Dayton. He was born in Fairview, W.Va. on June 8, 1937, to the late Arthur and Grace (Toothman) Warner. On June 7, 1992, he married Karen A. Chenoweth. She survives.
Glenn is also survived by one son, Rick A. Warner of Dallas, Texas; one daughter and son-in-law, Stephanie E. and Steven Furrow of Troy; one sister, Ida Buretz of Tipp City; three step-children, Jeff Routson of Piqua, Jennifer Routson of Centerville and Alisha Routson of Lebanon; five grandchildren, Heather Smalley, Allen "A. J." Furrow, Danielle Furrow, Sarah Warner and Lance Furrow; two great- grandsons, Christian and Brandon; and his faithful dog and companion, P. J. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Lou Hurt and Dessie Wilson.
Glenn graduated from Fairview High School, Fairview, W.Va. in 1955. He proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Army from 1961-1963. Glenn was a meat cutter for Dinner Bell, Troy, for 29 years and for Caven Meats for 23 years. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends at Grand Lake St. Marys. Glenn loved to boat on the lake for relaxation.
A Celebration of Glenn's life will be held at 7 p.m.Monday, at Melcher-Sowers Funeral Home, Piqua, with the Rev. Fr. Angelo Caserta officiating. Burial will be in Miami Memorial Park, Covington. Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Private graveside services will be held at the convenience of the family. Full military honors will be provided by The Vets Elite Tribute Squad.
Memorial contributions may be made to Dayton VA Medical Center, 4100 West Third Street, Dayton, OH 45428. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.melcher-sowers.com