Commonwealth Journal

July 25, 2013

Leon Glass


Commonwealth Journal

Somerset — Leon Glass, 86, of Eubank, Ky., passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at his residence.

He was born in Eubank, Ky. on June 28, 1927, son of the late William “Will” and Myrtle Roark Glass. He was a retired Oakwood security guard. He was also a car man for Illinois Central Gulf Railroad.

He is survived by four children, Betty Lou (and Barry) Glass Taylor of Somerset, Danny Lee Glass of Eubank, Janet Nadine (and Linville) Patterson of Kings Mt., Ky. and Judith Ann Carroll of Stanford, Ky.; two sisters, Laverne Ford of Cincinnati, Ohio and Evelyn Ruby Richards of Georgetown, Ky.; 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.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Ann Godby Glass, whom he married on Jan. 11, 1952 and who died on Dec. 29, 2010; his parents; one son, Ricky Leon Glass; and brothers and sisters, George Glass, Emma Goble, Susie Cress, Paul Glass, Eugene Glass, Mary Lee Glass, Vivian Glass, and two stillborn infants.

A funeral service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, July 27, 2013 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Gordon Chaney officiating.

Burial will be in Science Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.morrisandhislope.com.