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LTC Glenn A.

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SHREVEPORT, LA - LTC Glenn A. Richardson, born March 5, 1914 in Moody, TX, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, September 8, 2011. Glenn was a 65 year resident of Shreveport, LA. His parents were Thomas Henry and Viola D. Aerl Richardson. He graduated from Moody High School, Moody, TX in 1931 and from Texas A&M College in 1935 with a B.S. degree in Dairy Science and as a 2nd Lt. in the Army Reserves. He entered active military service in 1942 as a Horse Cavalry Man. Later he became armored. Glenn served for an extended period in the states, part of which was thirteen months as an instructor in weapons at The Cavalry School, Ft. Riley, KS. Then he served in European, African, and the Middle East. After hostilities, he was sent to Germany as part of the First Armored Division. He returned to the states and joined the Army Reserves. He served 28 years active and reserve, retiring from the 4013th as a Lt. Colonel in 1963.

Most of his civilian employment was in sales and management for Electrolux, a branch of Sara Lee Corp. During this period he graduated from the Command and General Staff College in Ft. Leavenworth, KS. He was a life member of The Retired Officers Association and a member of the local TROA Chapter, The American Legion, and a member of Noel United Methodist Church since 1952.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Geraldine Fox Richardson, and a great grandson, Colby Patrick Turner. LTC Richardson is survived by his son, Thomas Fulton Richardson of Sarasota, FL; daughter, Nancy Richardson Alexander of Magnolia, TX; four grandchildren, Rebecca Richardson Hitchcock of Morris Plains, NJ, Amy Richardson Stanilious of Hackettstown, NJ, Allison Elaine Turner of Lubbock, TX, and Matthew Alvin Turner of Lewisville, TX; and great grandchildren, Christopher and Sarah Hitchcock, Jake and Zack Stanilious, Mackenzie Ann and Andrew Cooper Turner.

Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, September 11, 2011, at Rose-Neath Marshall Street Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, September 12, 2011, at Lane Chapel of Noel Memorial United Methodist Church. Officiating will be Rev. Flint Shea. Interment will follow in Forest Park Cemetery, St. Vincent Avenue, with full military honors.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be given either to the or Noel Memorial United Methodist Church.

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Published in Shreveport Times on Sept. 11, 2011
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