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Derral Alton Glass

RANDOLPH – Derral Alton Glass, 88, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2023, at his home. He was born June 16, 1934, to the late Oscar Glass and Pearl Denham Glass.

Mr. Glass was a member of Hickory College Church of Christ and was a deacon until his wife passed away. He was a veteran stationed in Fort Knox, Kentucky, and served in Butzbach, Germany from July 12, 1955, till June 1, 1957. He loved woodworking and made many crafts, porch swings, chairs, tables, and one of his favorite pieces was his walking canes.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Glass; two brothers, Wilbur Glass and Terry Glass; two sisters, Mable White and Edia Vaughn; one granddaughter, Patricia Renea; daughter-in-law Sharon Glass; and son-in-law, Arlin Wheat.

Survivors include his four children, Don (Kathy) Glass of Edmonton, Pat (Russell) Coomer of Columbia, Beverly (Donald) Bruton of Smiths Grove, and Randell (Dianna) Glass of Edmonton; one sister, Wanda Martin of Frankfort, IN; five grandchildren, Angela (Kyle) Schwartz, John P. Scott, Allen (Jessica) Glass, Sara (Zack) Glass, and Daniel (Laura) Glass; step-grandchildren, Christy (Paul) Sanders, Amy Walden, and Dakota Bunch; four great-grandchildren, Barrett, Harrison, Liam, and Evelyn; step-great-grandchildren, Devin, Tucker, Ty, and Isla; and two special nieces, Runell Clemmons and Nickie Dubree.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 14, 2023, at 2:00 P.M. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, June 13, 2023, from 4:30-8:00 P.M. at the McMurtrey Funeral Home and on Wednesday, 8:00 A.M. until the time of service.


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  1. Kathy on June 13, 2023 at 9:32 pm

    He was the best Pa to me. Treated me like a daughter of his own. My heart is heavy and I’m sure missing him.

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