Glen Edward Price
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Glen Edward Price, 82, of Alligator Point, Florida, passed peacefully, surrounded by his family, Tuesday, December 11, 2012. He is survived by his wife of 61 years Ann Price.
Glen served in the U.S. Navy as a Seabee with assignments in Cuba and North Africa.Following his discharge, Glen - using the GI Bill - entered Oklahoma A & M in Stillwater, Oklahoma. He earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering and was in the first class to graduate from Oklahoma State University. He was employed by the Bureau of Public Road (BPR) and entered the training program for the construction of the Eisenhower Interstate Highway System.He and his wife moved frequently for several years before being assigned to the Texas Division Office in Austin, Texas. The BPR was reorganized and became the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Glen earned a Masters Degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Texas in Austin.He was then transferred to Atlanta, Georgia where he completed his career as Regional Research and Development Engineer.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan Center Boulevard, Tallahassee, FL 32308-5428.
Interment will be at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 14, 2012. Bevis Funeral Home, Harvey-Young Chapel, Crawfordville is assisting with arrangements. (850-926-8032 or bevisfh.com)
A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, December 15, 2012 at MISSION BY THE SEA on Alligator Point.
He is also survived by his children: James, Glenda, Patricia and two granddaughters: Jennifer and Jessica.
Published in Tallahassee Democrat on Dec. 14, 2012