COBDEN — Keith D. Glasco Sr., 79, passed away at 11:13 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, at his home surrounded by his family and friends.
He was born Aug. 8, 1937, in Wolf Lake, the son of Ernest and Ada (Godwin) Glasco.
He married Barbara I. Clemons on March 16, 1957, in Ashland.
Keith is survived by his loving wife of 59 years and 11 months, Barbara Glasco of Cobden; two sons, DuWayne (Vicki) Glasco of Cobden, and Tim (Glenda) Glasco of Anna; grandsons, Greg Glasco of Cobden, Mark (Amy) Glasco of Jonesboro; granddaughters, Amanda Glasco and Andrea Glasco, both of Cobden, Tracy (Cody) Brown of Maryland Heights, Missouri, Lauren (Eric) Myers of Cobden; numerous great-grandchildren; brothers, Gerald (Sue) Glasco of Marion, Gary Glasco of Wolf Lake; sister, Ernestine (Don) Gamble of Rock Spring, Wyoming; sister-in-law, Opal Glasco of Marion; nieces and nephews; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Kenneth Glasco; and sister-in-law, Ginger Glasco.
Keith was a member of the United Missionary Baptist Church for many years. He was a much loved husband, "dad" and "grampy" to his entire family. Every person he met has a story to tell about how he touched their life. When he wasn't watching his "kids" or "grandkids" rodeo or playing sports, you could find him on his beautiful Southern Illinois farm. He would be working his cattle, riding his ranger checking cattle and fences, watching his ducks or spending time with his wife, Barb, and their dog, Hash.
Services for Mr. Keith D. Glasco will be at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 20, in the Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro, with the Rev. Paul Tirey officiating. Interment will be in Ebenezer Hall Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the United Missionary Baptist Church. Envelopes will be available at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro.
To leave online condolences for the family, visit www.rendlemanhilemanfh.com.