Leon Glass, 86, of Eubank, passed away Wednesday, July 24, at his residence.
Born June 28, 1927, in Eubank, Leon was a son of the late William "Will" and Myrtle Roark Glass. He was a retired security guard for Oakwood and a car man for Illinois Central Gulf Railroad.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Ann Godby Glass, whom he married on Jan. 11, 1952 and who died on Dec. 29, 2010; one son, Ricky Leon Glass; brothers and sisters, George Glass, Emma Goble, Susie Cress, Paul Glass, Eugene Glass, Mary Lee Glass, Vivian Glass and two still born infants.
Survivors include four children, Betty Lou (Barry) Glass Taylor of Somerset, Danny Lee Glass of Eubank, Janet Nadine (Linville) Patterson of Kings Mountain and Judith Ann Carroll of Stanford; two sisters, Laverne Ford of Cincinnati, Ohio and Evelyn Ruby Richards of Georgetown; grandchildren, Katie Wayne Taylor, Niki Lou Taylor, Stephanie Patterson, Sonny Patterson, Tyler Glass, Brian Glass, Michelle Carroll, Jason Harville and Jeremiah Harville; and several great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were July 27 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill with Bro. Gordon Chaney officiating. Burial was in Science Hill Cemetery.