Adelbert J. Glassford

Adelbert J. Glassford, 90, of the Sycamore Healthcare Centre, formerly of 1124 N. 16th, died on Sunday (Nov. 11, 2012) in the Centre.

He was born on June 1, 1922, in Rockport, the son of Pearl J. and Gertrude Rowsey Glassford. He married Pearl K. Wieprecht on July 3, 1942, in Palmyra, Mo. She died on Sept. 29, 1995.

Mr. Glassford was a handyman in various industries over the years. He was of the Baptist faith.

Mr. Glassford did a lot of gardening and loved storytelling and music. He used to play the saxophone.

He is survived by two children, Cathryn "Kay" Kahs and Adelbert J. "Bert" Glassford II, both of Quincy; a daughter-in-law, Cindy Crook; grandchildren, Crystal Gooding and her husband, Chris, Mark Kahs and his wife, DeeDee, Steven Kahs, James Kahs, Elleina Jeffrey and her husband, Bert, Timothy Fuhrman and James Fuhrman; great-grandchildren, Jennifer Harbison and her husband, Donnie, Jonathon Gooding and his wife, Kati, Samantha Kahs, Kyle, Luke, Erik, Sophia and Owen Kahs, Ashlynn Fuhrman, Nevaeh, James, and Justice Ann Fuhrman; a great-great-grandson, D.J. Harbison; a sister, Dorothy Miller, along with numerous other nieces and nephews also survive.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; three sons, William, Timothy and Chris Glassford; a son-in-law, Frank Kahs; a sister, Virginia Rumsey; a brother, Earl Glassford and a great-great-grandson Donnie Harbison Jr.

SERVICES: 1 p.m. Saturday in the Duker and Haugh Funeral Home. Interment will be in Greenmount Cemetery.

VISITATION: Saturday from noon until time of the service in the funeral home.

MEMORIALS: Blessing Cancer Center.

ARRANGEMENTS: Duker and Haugh Funeral Home.

Condolences may be expressed online at

Funeral Home

Duker & Haugh Funeral Home
823 Broadway Quincy, IL 62301
(217) 222-1011

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Nov. 15 to Nov. 17, 2012