William Thompson (Tommy) Glenn, III, 80 of Jenkinsville, South Carolina died Friday, September 1, 2017, at his residence.
Born on December 17, 1936, in Columbia, he was a son of William Thompson Glenn, Jr. and Jessie Josephine Dunlap Glenn. He attended Clemson College and studied Mechanical Engineering where he participated in the ROTC program and spent five years in the Sea Bees. He was a licensed Nuclear Reactor Operator at CVNPA. Founded Glenn Brothers Land Surveying Company along with his brother, Adrian Glenn, (AKA) Glenn Associates Land Surveying Company. Mr. Glenn was a member of Little River Baptist Church where he served as Treasurer, Chairman of Deacons, and on numerous committees. He was an avid Clemson fan and supporter. He was a member of Newberry Gun Club and was an accomplished skeet shooter. He was a charter member of the SC Society of Professional Land Surveyors Midlands Chapter. Served on Richard Winn Board of Directors.
Being a wonderful husband, father and grandfather he leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Martha Elizabeth Rawls Glenn; a daughter, Carmen Elizabeth(Marion) Barnes; a son, Henry Lester (Lisa Hallman) Glenn; two adored grandsons, Hunter Hallman Glenn and Jacob Ross Barnes; a sister, Janis Glenn(Bill) Chesnut; a brother, Adrian (Barbara) Glenn and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at Little River Baptist Church by the Rev. Ken Yates and Rev. Philip Vaughn. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Family will welcome visitors at the home and visitation will be at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home in Newberry from 4 to 6 Sunday, September 3. Memorials may be made to Little River Baptist Church, 343 Little River Church Road, Jenkinsville, SC 29065 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Active pallbearers will be Tommy Ray Hawkins, Freddie Glenn, Tony Price, Mike Pridmore, Joey Parker and John Wrenn.
Honorary pallbearers will be Glenn Associate Employees and Mark Julian.
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