Donald L. Glazier

Dunbar, WV

Donald L. Glazier

Donald L. Glazier, 84, of Dunbar, formerly of South Charleston, died on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. He was born in Logan County to the late Frank and Erna Ratliff Glazier on 1-16-1935.

Don was a faithful member of St. Timothy Lutheran Church, Charleston.  He was a member of the Masonic Lodge #168 AF & AM for over 50 years. He served in the Navy Seabees Reserves for 17 years.  He attended Marshall University and was a member of the SAE Fraternity. He enjoyed watching WVU and Marshall football and basketball games and spending time with family and friends. He was a kind and gentle soul with wholesome values.  He will be deeply missed by all who loved him.

Along with his parents, Don was preceded in death by sister, Margaret Glazier McKnight and her husband Bill; brother, Jack Glazier and his wife Kathleen.

Don is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Phyllis Bryant Glazier; son, Dan (Elsie) Glazier of Rock Hill, SC; daughters, Kim (Mike) Deardorff  of Charleston and Pam Glazier of South Charleston; sister’s in law, Mary (Ira) McCoy of Gandeeville, and Mary Bryant of Huntington; grandsons, Michael Glazier of Charlotte, NC, Connor Deardorff of Louisville, Kentucky, and Alex Deardorff of Morgantown; granddaughter, Brooke Deardorff of New Orleans, Louisiana; niece, Susan McKnight (John) Woods of Venice, Florida; nephews, Jeff (Michele) Glazier of Peachtree City, Georgia  and Roby (Leslie) Glazier, of Rochester, New York; other family members, close friends and his wonderful church family.  He was truly blessed.

A Service to Honor the Life of Donald Glazier will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, November, 9, 2019 at St. Timothy Lutheran Church, Charleston, with Pastor Jamie Strickler officiating.  Entombment will follow in Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston.

Family and Friends may visit from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Friday, November 8, 2019 at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to HospiceCare, 1606 Kanawha Blvd, W., Charleston, WV 25387-2536 or St. Timothy Lutheran Church, 900 Lawndale Lane, Charleston, WV 25314.

Memories of Don may be shared by visiting and selecting the obituary.  Snodgrass Funeral Home is assisting the family with these arrangements.

6 replies
  1. Joanna Stewart says:

    I love you my birthday buddy and I’m sure going to miss you!!! My thoughts and prayers are with the Glazier family!

  2. Jeff Glazier says:

    I will always remember Uncle Don as a kind and affable man who loved his family. His gentle spirit always put me at ease. May God bless you and comfort you durIng this difficult time.

  3. Alice McNealy Snead says:

    Pam, Kim, Dan and Mrs. Glazier I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Glazier’s passing. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. My love and condolences to you all. Alice McNealy Snead

  4. Janice S. ROGERS says:

    Phyllis I’m so sorry to hear of Don’s passing. He was a very sweet and gentle man. Will be praying for God’s comfort and guidance for you all. Love and many hugs of comfort to you, Janice Givens Rogers

  5. Mike Castleberry says:

    If there is a better family than the Glaziers we have never met them. We were fortunate to grow up next door on Jefferson Road. Mr. Glazier was kind and supportive to all of us. He was a good man. Mrs. Glazier, Pam, Kim and Dan you are in our prayers. Rest in peace, sir.
    Mike and Melinda Castleberry
    Pat and Mary Castleberry
    Kingsland, Georgia

  6. Eddie Morris says:

    Phyllis, I am sorry to hear of Don’s passing. I will keep you in my prayers. May God bless you in this time of sorrow. ~ Eddie Morris


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  • Friday, November 8
  • 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Funeral Service

  • Saturday, November 9
  • 11:00 AM