Obit: Curtis Glass

Obit: Curtis Glass

September 24th, 2013 in Obituaries
Location: Hamilton county

Curtis ONeal Glass passed away Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at Veterans Victory House in Walterboro, S.C.He was born on April 15, 1920, in New Hope, Ala., to Oscar and Ester Clark Glass. He enlisted in the Army during World War II, achieving the rank of Lieutenant in the 2nd Armored Division, and was decorated with a Purple Heart and Silver Star for service in Africa and Europe. He moved to Chattanooga after the war and married Kathleen Green Glass. He cherished the annual Clark/Glass family reunions in Alabama and visiting with relatives and fellow veterans. He moved to North Augusta, S.C., in the latter part of his life and then to Veterans Victory House in Walterboro, S.C. There he developed deep friendships with the staff and fellow veterans.He was preceded in death by his beloved wife; brothers, Ernest, Garner, John and LD; sisters, Nannie "Nancy" Wade and Edna Patty.He is survived by his son, Kenneth D. (Christine) Glass and grandson, Robert D. Glass, of North Augusta; daughter, Betty J. Glass, of Sparks, Nev.; sister, Virginia Cook, of Gadsden, Ala.; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.Interment was in Greenwood Cemetery in Chattanooga on Monday, Sept. 23, 2013.Share your memories and thoughts at www.chattanoogaeastchapel.com.Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home-East Chapel, 404 S. Moore Road, Chattanooga, TN 37412.