GLASGOW – Donald Rhea Close, 82, passed away Monday, November 7, 2022, at his residence. He was born June 16, 1940, in Linwood, Kentucky to the late Raymond Close and Freda McCubbin Close. Donald was a parts manager at Dow Corning and was a member of Bethel Independent Baptist Church.

Survivors include his loving wife, Leola Close of Glasgow; two daughters, Karen Villagran of Chattanooga, Tennessee, and Gloria Isenberg (Sammy) of Linwood; one son, David Close (Constance) of Virginia; eleven grandchildren, Jeremy and Brandon Sparks, Andrew, Emily, and Haley Villagran, Samuel (Katie) and Joshua (Rachel) Isenberg, Paige Nelson, Hannah, Molly, and Stacy Close; four great-grandchildren, Kylie, Madilyn, and Charlie Isenberg, Olivia Nelson; and two brothers, Kenneth Close (Suzan) of Florida and Danny Close (Sandy) of Bowling Green.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Bethel Independent Baptist Church Missions.

The funeral service for Mr. Close will be held at 1:00 PM CST Thursday, November 10, 2022, at Bethel Independent Baptist Church with burial in the Knoxes Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday morning from 11:00 AM CST until the time for the service at the church. A. F. Crow & Son is honored to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Close and his family. Please share your condolences with the family at