Mar. 5, 1931 – Oct. 18, 2004
Parker Glasscock, 73, of Temple, died Monday, October 18, 2004 at a local hospital. Services were Wednesday, October 20, 2004 at 10:00 am at Scanio-Harper funeral home with Reverend Deborah Jones officiating. Burial followed at Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation was Tuesday, October 19, 2004 6:00-8:00 pm at Scanio-Harper Funeral Home.
Mr. Glasscock was born March 5, 1931 in Troy, Texas to Truby Ellwood and Mary Pauline Parker Glasscock. He graduated from Troy High School in 1948 and received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from North Texas State University in Denton, Texas. He served in the U.S. Air Force 1952-1956, serving in the Korean War 1952-1953.
Mr. Glasscock taught in Waco, Killeen, Marlin, Chilton, Mt. Calm, and he retired from Academy after 35 years of teaching. He did substitute teaching at Troy High School at the time of his death.
Mr. Glasscock was a member of First Christian Church in Temple, member of the American Legion post #133, VFW post #1820, Triple L Club of Meadow Oaks Baptist Church, and the Troy Senior Citizens Club. He was a frequent participant and winner in the Senior Olympic Games in Central Texas.
Survivors are his wife, Bobbie Glasscock of Temple; daughter, Lanie Glasscock of Ft. Worth; son, Todd Glasscock of Temple; two step-daughters, Cheri Coulom of Waco and Kim Keene of Denver, North Carolina; two sisters, Mary Chamlee of Temple and Anne Meacham of Temple; brother, Dale Glasscock of D’Hanis, Texas; one grandchild; four step-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to UMHB, Pauline Parker Glasscock Endowed Scholarship Fund, 1900 College Street, UMHB Box 8433, Belton, Texas 76513 or the Leukemia Society, Suite 220,12850 Spurling Dr., Dallas, Texas 75230.
Mr. Glasscock received the United Nations Service Medal, Korean Service Medal, and the National Defense Service Medal. He also received 2 battle stars while serving in the Korean conflict. He served two years in the Army National Guard following the service.
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