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Glenn Robert Wilson

Glenn Robert Wilson
  • November 18, 1947 - July 27, 2017
  • South Charleston, West Virginia

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“The West Virginia and Kanawha County Associations of Retired School Employees extend their sincere sympathy to you, the family, in your sorrow....Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Kanawha County Retired School Employees - WV

“So sorry to hear about Glenn. I have wonderful memories of working with Glenn during my first year in the valley. He was a dedicated teacher. My...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Shelley Kanner - Charleston, WV

“The Tucker family is so very sorry to hear this devastating news. Sending our love and prayers during this difficult time, and hoping the joy of the...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Jennifer Tucker - Bedford, NH

“Glenn was absolutely one of the kindest, gentlest souls that I have ever met. He definitely had a "givers" heart. He loved teaching visually...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Diane Sanders - Fraziers Bottom, WV

“Greg, Tessa and Tristan send their deepest condolences to the Wilson family. We so wish we could be in Charleston during this difficult time, but we...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Greg, Tessa and Tristan Watson - WV

“Dear Joan, Ian and Family, Please accept our sincerest condolences on the death of your husband and father, Glenn. We were so sorry to read that...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Joan and Skip Garten - WV

“I worked with Glen when he worked for Kanawha County Schools. I remembered Glen as a good friend who had a good sense of humor. I always enjoyed...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Charles Szasz - Evans, CO

“So sorry to hear of Glenn's passing. We work together at the division of Rehabilitation Services, he was such a kind soft-spoken man who is very...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Cindy Tucker - Lewisburg, WV

“Glen was my son David Van Meter teacher. David was only 3 years old when Glen would come over to my house to help teach David with small items and...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Toni Van Meter - So. Chas., WV

“Glenn was amazing neighbor . He treated our children, like his own grandchildren We were truly heartbroken by the news . We send peace and love from ...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Brandon & Crystal Del Giudice - CO

“I am so very sorry to hear of your loss, Joan. May you find peace and comfort during this difficult time. ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Kat Johnson - Elkview, WV

“He was one of a kind. He was so kind and helpful not only to me, but to so many others. He had a gift and he shared it. I also remember telling...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: John Kolwick - Dunbar, WV

“Our heartfelt condolences on your loss. May your lifetime of memories together bring you peace. ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Jennifer Dickey and family

“I have no doubt that if it weren't for Glenn & Joan I would not have ever been able to get or keep a job. As well as live as independently as i do....Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Susan Ward - Friend

“You have my deepest sympathy for your lost.May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time. ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“May the sorrows of your loss be softened by many happy memories of family and friends. My sincere condolences for the Wilson family ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Kevin Bellamy

“The heavens have another beautiful soul and our world is just a little less bright without Glenn Wilson in it. Our thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Sheri Koch - Charleston - Friend


Glenn Robert Wilson, 69, of South Charleston, WV, passed away peacefully on July 27 at home of natural causes.
Glenn enlisted in the United States Army in Cambridge, Ohio, and served as a meat inspector in Nashville and Chicago. He graduated from The Ohio State University and obtained a masters degree from West Virginia College of Graduate Studies. Glenn dedicated his life improving the lives of people with vision impairments. He worked as a teacher of blind and partially sighted students for Kanawha County Schools, Putnam County Schools, and West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services. Glenn saw himself as a teacher of computer skills and openly shared his talents with anyone who asked. In retirement, Glenn became an avid golfer and played the best round of his life the day before he died. He also enjoyed genealogy, renovation projects, researching everything, mystery novels, photography, and traveling to visit family/ friends.
Glenn was preceded in death by his parents Lloyd Glenn Wilson and Martha Rachel Knight Wilson, brother Walter William Wilson, niece Jennifer Cortney Holdren, and brother-in-law Randy Scott Flowers.
Glenn is survived by his wife, Joan Marie Kaul Wilson; his children Marie Rachel Lenhardt, Ian Robert Wilson, and Sean Ryan Wilson; his grandsons Aiden, Connor, Colin, and Micah; his soon to be born granddaughter; his sisters, Jean Marie Ainsco and Adele Rachel Flowers.
The Mass of Christian Burial to celebrate the life of Glenn Robert Wilson will be held on Tuesday, August 1st at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in South Charleston at 12:00 PM by Fr. Leon Alexander; friends may call one hour before Mass. A viewing will be held Monday, July 31st at Snodgrass Funeral Home in South Charleston from 6pm to 8pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the National Federation of the Blind of West Virginia, 5111 Staunton Ave. SE, Charleston, WV 25304 or by visiting www.nfb.org.
Memories and condolences may be shared by visiting www.snodgrassfuneral.com and selecting the obituary.
Snodgrass Funeral Home of South Charleston is assisting the family with arrangements.