Walter Robertson Glenn Jr. (1945 - 2018)

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WALTER ROBERTSON GLENN, JR. Walter Robertson Glenn, Jr. Was born July 27, 1945 and died June 10, 2018. He is preceded in death by his parents Walter Glenn, Sr. and Mary Rose Carr Glenn and his brother Samuel Glenn. He is survived by his wife, Karen Hughes Glenn of Wilmington; his sister Cinde Glenn Hathaway of Wilmington; his daughter Amy Glenn Mora of Chapel Hill; his two sons, Mark Glenn and Robert Glenn of Wilmington; and his grandchildren, Jacob Glenn, Jared Glenn, Megan Glenn and Autumn Glenn. Walter was raised in the Presbyterian church and later became a member of Pine Valley Methodist Church. He attended New Hanover High School, where he served in ROTC. Upon graduation, he joined the U.S. Army National Guard Reserve and was trained as a medic. After completing his military service, he joined the Wilmington Fire Department and retired as a battalion chief after 30 years of service. He was a war history buff and enjoyed visiting battle sites and collecting war artifacts. He loved studying geneaology and had traced his ancestry back to the King of Scotland. He was fond of animals but especially loved dogs, and enjoyed the companionship of his "granddog" Ginger. Walter will be remembered by family and friends as a kind and loyal soul who loved God, his country, and his family. He will be greatly missed. Visitation will be at Andrews Mortuary on College Rd. at 6 pm on Wednesday, June 13. His family will host a celebration of life service at Pine Valley Methodist on Thursday, June 14 at 10 am. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to the N.C. Firefighters Fund at 216 Lewisville-Clemmons Road, Lewisville, NC 27023.
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Valley Chapel - Wilmington
4108 S College Rd
Wilmington, NC 28412
910-791-7055
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Published in the Wilmington Star-News on June 13, 2018
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