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Gilbert Glenn GLASS

Gilbert Glenn Glass

VIRDEN, IL – Gilbert Glenn Glass, 85, passed away Friday, July 12, 2013, at Sunrise Manor in Virden.

Gilbert was born Sept. 25, 1927, in Rosiclare, Ill., a son of Harley A. and Josie N. (Carr) Glass. He was a U.S. Navy and U.S. Army veteran. He married Dolores Wargo on Dec. 27, 1952, in Virden.

Gilbert owned and operated Glass Auto Sales and Salvage in Girard, Ill., for over 30 years.

Surviving Gilbert are his wife, Dolores Glass of Virden; daughters, Judy (David) Marsh of Auburn, Ill., and Linda (Brian) Wood of Thayer, Ill.; his son, Kevin (Courtney) Glass of Franklin, Ill.; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his parents and half-brother, David Davis.

Visitation for Gilbert will be from 10:00-11:30 a.m., Monday, July 15, 2013, at Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home in Virden with funeral service beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Officiating will be David Marsh. Burial will be in Virden Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Thayer United Methodist Church, Thayer, Ill.

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calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com.




Published in The State Journal-Register on July 13, 2013
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