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John William Glass, 87, Metcalfe County, KY

He was a farmer and a former deputy sheriff for Metcalfe County. He was a veteran serving in the U. S. Army from 1953-1955 and was a member of the Lick Branch Cumberland Presbyterian Church. His wife, Dorothy Davis Glass, survives.

John William Glass, 87, of Edmonton, KY passed away peacefully at his home Sunday, February 24, 2019. Funeral services will be 11amCT Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home, Glasgow, KY, with burial in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at Randolph, Metcalfe County, KY. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4-8pmCT and Wednesday morning until time for the service.

Born in Barren County, he was the son of the late Alonzo Thomas Glass and Anna Mary Shockley Glass. John was a farmer and a former deputy sheriff for Metcalfe County. He was a veteran serving in the U. S. Army from 1953-1955 and was a member of the Lick Branch Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Davis Glass;

Four children, Mike (Rhonda) Glass, Tim Glass and Janet (Danny) Reed all of Edmonton and Denise (Mark) Fudge of Columbia, KY;

An adopted daughter Runell (Doug) Clemmons of Edmonton;

Eight grandchildren, Jason (Stephenie) Glass, Kara (John Michael) Morgan, Ashley (Nick) Firkins, Brittany Reed, Aaron (Heather) Glass, Rachel (Codi) Wilson, Nickolas (Natalie) Fudge and Matthew Fudge; and 10 great-grandchildren;

Six brothers, Hollis, Larry, Perry, Bernice, Lonnie Ray and Leland Glass;

Three sisters, Carolyn Lyons, Regina Cleary and Ruthene Glass and numerous nieces, nephews, neighbors and friends.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Jerry and Marshall Glass and a daughter-in-law Linda Glass.

Alternate expressions of sympathy may be made in memory of John to: Hosparus Barren River 101 Riverwood Ave. STE B Bowling Green, KY 42103-9981 This obituary is a courtesy to the family by Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

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John William Glass, 87, Metcalfe County, KY (1931-2019)

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