SALEM, OH Robert A. Glynn, of New Waterford, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at the Salem Regional Medical Center. He was 89.
Born in East Liverpool, November 16, 1924, he was a son of the late Frederick and Phyllis Allen Glynn and was a member of the East Liverpool High School Class of 1942.
A WWII veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, he was a member of the Glenmoor American Legion Post 736 and the Wellsville VFW Post 2530. He worked at the former HK Porter Brickyard as an operating mechanic until his retirement. He also enjoyed homing pigeons and was associated with a homing pigeon club in Lisbon at one time.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Mae Klavuhn Glynn. The couple married July 9, 1950. He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Ryan A. Stansbury.
Surviving are two daughters, Cindy Sheldon and her husband, John, of Leetonia, and Jaci Berkheimer and her husband, Louie, of Lisbon; and two sons, Alan Glynn and his wife, Jane, of Westmoreland, Tenn., and Scott Glynn and his wife, Kathy, of Rogers.
There are six grandchildren, Brandon Stansbury, Shon Lewis and his wife, Jessi, Angi Everett and her husband Ryan, Justin Glynn and his wife Amber, Michael Glynn, and Matthew Glynn; as well as seven great-grandchildren, Grace and Faith Stansbury, William and Shane Lewis, Aubrey Everett, and Alexis and Brianna Glynn.
In addition, he is survived by three sisters, Phyllis Bishop, Alvera Paskell, and Naomi Fisher, and her husband Lee, as well as a brother, Donald Glynn, and his wife Betty.
Friends may visit Thursday at the Dawson Funeral Home where the family will be present from 5 to 8 p.m. Pastor Richard Jones of the Trinity Friends Church in Lisbon will conduct a funeral service at 2:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. The Tri-State Veterans Burial Group will conduct military honors.
Following the service, family and friends will gather at the Dawson Family Center for fellowship.
Burial will be at Yellow Creek Cemetery.
View Mr. Glynn's memorial webpage and send condolences online at www.dawsonfuneralhome.com