|George Calvin Glass, age 86 of Rural Oneida, Illinois, formerly of Rural Cameron and Osco, Illinois, died on Friday, August 5, 2011 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois following a single car accident.
He was born on November 5, 1924 in rural Knox County, Illinois, the son of Glenn and Mabel Terpening Glass. He married Catherine Agnes Holt on January 27, 1946. She preceded him in death on March 31, 2006.
Surviving are three daughters: Gail (Dick) Galbreath of Oneida, Illinois; Nancy (Tom) Case of Rock Island, Illinois; Rose (Larry) Reddick of Osco, Illinois. Two sons: Ed (Belle) Glass of Galesburg, Illinois and Dwight Glass of Freeport, Illinois. 25 Grandchildren and 39 Great Grandchildren. One brother: Glenn Everett (Pearl) Glass of Lakewood, Colorado. Several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his wife, grandson, Gus Glass and a sister Cynthia Britt.
He was a farmer and a welder who retired from John Deere Harvester in East Moline, Illinois.
He was a member of the Osco Community Church in Osco, Illinois.
Memorial services will be held on Friday, August 12, 2011 at 4:00 P.M. at the Osco Community Church in Osco, Illinois. Rev. Doug Shook Officiating. There will be no visitation. Private inurnment will be at a later date at the Hope Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Osco Community Church in Osco, Illinois. Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Homes and Crematory in Knoxville, Illinois in charge of Arrangements. On-line condolences or sympathy cards may be sent through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com.