Globe Funeral Chapel
Mr. Dewey McGlone, 86, of Ky. 2 in Olive Hill, passed away at his residence to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday evening, April 6, 2013.
He was born April 23, 1926, on the McGlone farm at Rooney (McGlone Creek), a son of the late Sam Fredrick and Molissa Kiser McGlone. His paternal grandparents were James and Mary Hilger McGlone, and his maternal grandparents were A.B. “Gold” and Haley Burton Kiser.
Dewey was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother. He was of the Christian Holiness faith, serving as a Sunday school teacher, Sunday school superintendent and elder of the church. He was a farmer, a retired bus driver for the Carter County schools with 40 years of service and a veteran of World War II, serving with the U.S. Navy. Dewey enjoyed spending time with his family, attending church, farming, four-wheeling and watching UK basketball.
He was also preceded in death by five brothers, Russell McGlone, Herman McGlone, Willie McGlone, Howard McGlone and Luther McGlone; and three sisters, Ruby McGlone, Lena Davis and Dorothy Cottongin.
Dewey is survived by his wife of 63 years, Kathryn Louise “Kitty Lou” Jessee McGlone; two sons, Dorsey (Maria) McGlone of Olive Hill and Rahl Dean “DD” McGlone of Houston, Texas; a daughter, Lois Jean (Donny) Crooks of Olive Hill; two grandsons, Norman Lee McGlone of Louisville and Bobby Jay McGlone of Olive Hill; a sister, Louise (Leroy) Danner of Olive Hill; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, church family, neighbors and friends who will sadly miss him.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at Globe Funeral Chapel in Olive Hill by Brother Bill Burnett, Brother Everett Burnett and Brother Russell “Bud” Burnett. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery on Ky. 2 in Olive Hill, with full military rites by Olive Hill American Legion Post 138.
Friends may visit from 6 to 9 p.m. today, April 9, 2013, and until services Wednesday at the funeral home.
Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Condolences may be sent to globefc.com.