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Glenn Eugene Smith | 1928-2018

Published Saturday, April 28, 2018

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Glenn Eugene Smith, 89, died Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

Service was April 27 at Trinity Terrace in Fort Worth.

Glenn was born in Big Spring Dec. 25, 1928. He earned a bachelor of arts and master of arts in education from the University of North Texas. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and served with the occupation forces in Japan from 1946 to ’47. He pursued a variety of careers, including junior college golf coach, owner/publisher of the Wise County Messenger, high school principal, restaurateur, custom home builder and oil and gas.

He was preceded in death by his grandson, Zachary Norton.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Constance Van Meter Smith; daughters, Sharon Norton and husband, Rick; Shirley Gage; Lynn Reuther and husband, Norman; son, Glenn Smith, Jr., and wife, Lea; brother James O. Smith; four granddaughters; and one great-grandson.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Presbyterian Night Shelter, 2400 Cypress Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102.

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