Ronald Allen Glasgow I, 76, of Granite City, passed away at 3:06 p.m. Thursday, April 16, 2015 at his home.
He was born Aug. 19, 1938, in Granite City, a son of the late George Washington and Margaret Adelle (Smith) Glasgow. He married Doris (Revelle) Glasgow on Feb. 2, 1974, in Granite City and she survives. Ronald retired as a car salesman with Ford-Lincoln-Mercury dealerships throughout the area after many years of dedicated service. He proudly served his country with the United States Army. He was a faithful member of Word of Life Tabernacle in Granite City and enjoyed his days of traveling and will be remembered for the love and special times shared with his family and friends.
In addition to his beloved wife, he is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Tammy and Gene Cope of Granite City; three sons and daughters-in-law, Alex and Lisa Monroe of Salem, Mo., Randy and Lori Monroe of O’Fallon, Mo., and Ron and Trish Glasgow of St. Louis; eight grandchildren, Amy Pagano, Adam Cope, Emily Smith, Hannah Monroe, Madeline Monroe, Luke Monroe, Miranda Monroe and Nick Monroe; four great-grandchildren, Avarey Cope-Bettorf, Emery Pagano, Catheryn Pagano and Aria Johns; a sister-in-law, Gelene Brase of Florissant, Mo.; other extended family and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, Ellie Smith; and two sisters, Brenda Lee Glasgow and Phyllis Allen.
In celebration of his life, visitation will be 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. A private family graveside service will be at Lakeview Memorial Gardens in Fairview Heights. Memorials may be made to Word of Life Tabernacle and may be accepted at the funeral home, www.irwinchapel.com.