WOOD RIVER, Ill. - Leonard David "Dave" Glass Jr., 77, died at 11:30 p.m. Oct. 13, 2007, at VIP Manor in Wood River.
Born Oct. 12, 1930, in Betrand, Mo., to the late Leonard David and Nancy Lucille Mason Glass, he was a mechanic for Jack's 66 and UPS for 40 years until his retirement. A member of Edwardsville Moose Club, he built and drove race cars to run at Tri City Speed Way. He loved his family, auto racing, camping, fishing and football.
On Dec. 23, 1950, at Charleston, Mo., he married Dixie Lee Harville, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Michael and Vicki Glass of Collinsville; one daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Bob Kohlmiller of Rosewood Heights; one sister, Bettie Futch of Goreville; one sister-in-law, Barbara Glass of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; six grandchildren, Jennifer Lewis of Westerville, Ohio, Katie Glass of Maryville, David Gilleland of Rosewood Heights, Sean Monaghan of St. Louis, Mo. and Heather Cameron and Morgan Kohlmiller of Salisbury, N.C.; and three great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, one brother, John Glass, preceded him in death.
Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. today at Saska Mateer Funeral Home in Edwardsville, where services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday with Terry McKinzie, pastor, officiating.
Burial will follow in the Valley View Cemetery in Edwardsville.
Memorial contributions may be made to:
Heartland Hospice c/o Saksa Mateer Funeral Home 210 North Kansas St. Edwardsville, IL 62025