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Charles Edward Glass, 85, of Big Sandy, WV, departed this life on August 3, 2017 at Charleston Area Medical Center, General Hospital. Born, October 5, 1931 in Asco, WV, he was the son of the late Everett and Sophia McKinney Glass. He attended Welch High School and joined the U.S. Navy, proudly serving his country for twenty two years. He served in the Korean and Vietnam wars and the Cuban Missile Crisis. After retiring from the Navy, he obtained his teaching degree and taught carpentry at the McDowell County Vocational School, from where he retired after seventeen years of service. He was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Welch, WV. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorothy Glass Hale, and Katrina Glass Asbury.
Those left to cherish his memory include, his wife of sixty years, Lena Goode Glass, sister, Bonnie and husband Dick Farthing of Richlands, VA, ­daughters, Rhonda and husband Dave Morgan of McDermott, OH, Kristy and husband Teddy Green of Big Sandy, WV; granddaughters, Misti Carter Stevens of Mason OH, and Sophia June Glass of Big Sandy, WV, and one great granddaughter, Alena Grace Stevens.
Graveside funeral services will be conducted Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 1 P.M. from the Iaeger Memorial Cemetery in Roderfield, WV, with Elder Scot Farthing officiating. Military Graveside Rites will be conducted by the V.F.W. Post 1144 Iaeger, WV.Friends and Family will serve as pallbearers.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com
Fanning Funeral Home of Welch is serving the Glass Family
Published on August 3, 2017
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