Carl Ray Glidewell (73) of Jewett

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Published on May 6 2013 10:07 am

Carl Ray Glidewell, 73, of Jewett, IL passed away at 4:02 pm on Saturday May 4, 2013 at his residence.

Funeral services will be at 10:00am Wednesday May 8, 2013 at the BarkleyFuneral Chapel in Greenup, IL.  Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Tuesday evening at the funeral chapel.  Burial with full Military Rites by Cumberland County Veterans will be in the Jewett Cemetery.           

Carl was born in Hazel Dell, IL on September 22, 1939 the son of Guy & Bertha (Myers) Glidewell. He married Jeannette L. Kingery in Hazel Dell on April 10, 1966.

Surviving is his wife; Son Carl Glidewell Jr. and wife Betty of Jewett; two granddaughter Cheyenne Glidewell and Shawnee Glidewell and one great-grandson Braeden Peters; Brother John Glidewell of Casey; Sisters Betty Applegate of Casey and Claris Hitt of Toledo.

Carl was preceded in death by his parents; Brothers Russell, Guy Jr. and Thomas and twin sister Carolyn.           

Carl was a water well driller with Layne-Western Company INC. was a 50 year member of Midwest Operating Engineers I.U.O.E. Local 150. He served in the US Army from 1963 to 1969. He was a life member of the Greenup V.F.W. post #4598 where he served as senior vice.           

Memorials can be made to the Greenup VFW or to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.