Roy Lee "Big Boy" Glidewell
Carrollton & Farmers Branch

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1948 The Lion's Roar
Carrollton High School
Carrollton, Dallas Co., Texas
Sophomore Class






76, Glidewell, Roy Lee "Big Boy". Born on March 22, 1931 in Carrollton Texas, he passed away on September 17th at his home in Coppell after a lengthy illness with COPD. He served in the United States Army from July of 1948 until October of 1951. He then became employed at Gravely Tractor Company and eventually retired after 21 years. After retirement he worked as a substitute postman and managed a Texaco station in Coppell. He enjoyed collecting old coins and bald eagles, and he loved to watch old westerns on television. He was preceded in death by his parents, Tommy and Lorena Glidewell; 3 brothers, James, Roscoe, and Garth; and 1 granddaughter, Stephanie Howard. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Mildred; 2 daughters, Sharon Howard and husband Sam of Tularosa, New Mexico, Debbie Stanford and husband Keith of Gladewater, Texas; 2 sons, Mike Glidewell and wife Cheri of Westcliffe, Colorado, James Glidewell, of Bonham, Texas; 2 brothers, Troy Glidewell and wife Pat of Coppell, Texas, Robert Glidewell and wife Sandy of Quitman, Texas; 1 sister, Marie Eudy of Quitman, Texas; 13 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Visitation will be September 19, 2007 6-8 PM. Funeral Service will be September 20, 2007 at 2:00 PM at Rhoton Funeral Home, Interment at Hilltop Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Lung Association.
Rhoton, 1511 S. I-35 @ Crosby, Carrollton, TX 76006

The Dallas Morning News - Thursday, September 20, 2007
Submitted by Betty Lou (Stanley) Dennis


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