American Veteran 01

Mr. Weldon E. Glover

May 9, 1941 ~ October 15, 2020 (age 79)

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Mr. Weldon Eugene Glover, was born on May 9, 1941 in Siler City, NC to the late Walter Clint Glover and Nannie Mitchell Glover. Weldon was the last child born to this union. He was known for telling the story that when father looked at him he lovingly raised him in the air and said "Well done, well-done." This is how he received his name, Weldon. Weldon took ill in July. After a few stays in the hospital, he spent his last months at home being cared for by his wife and children. He was preceded in death by his parents, his two brothers, London and Clint, Jr., his five sisters, Anna Isley, Ida Meadows, Lois Glover, Mary Jane Graves and Geneva Lassiter. He departed his life on Thursday, October 15, 2020,

He graduated from Chatham High School in 1959. After high school, he joined the United States Marine Corps. He served in the Vietnam War and received an honorable discharge. After serving in the military, he relocated to Jamaica, Queens New York. While residing there he worked as a bus driver for the Jamaica Bus Company. In his leisure time he played on the Jamaica Bus Company Softball team. He retired in 2002 after 33 years of dedicated service and returned to his native North Carolina. 

In 1980 he met the love of his life, Janice Hollenquest. They were united in holy matrimony on January 27, 1984. Together they enjoyed family, honored God, raised his children and traveled. They served and were very active volunteers for the St. Albans Little League of New York District 27. He dedicated many hours to maintaining the baseball fields, being a coach, an umpire, as well as was active on the board of directors and the district representative for the Little League District 27. An award was named in Weldon and Janice's honor to commemorate their service. (The J&W Award). He was a Master Mason.

Gardening was his hobby. He had two garden plots at the St. Albans Gardening Club. On his plots he grew collards, string beans, tomatoes, squash and many other vegetables. He was also an avid checkers player. A mild mannered mentor to many; however, he knew how to love without saying it daily. He was not judgmental of people and helped many along the way. He kept your attention entertaining with stories that left you wondering if he was pulling your leg or if he was just a great storyteller. A good father that loved his children and grandchildren dearly.

 Weldon leaves to spread love and concern for others his wife, Janice Glover; three children, Donna Pulliam (James) of Creedmoor, NC, Samantha Glover Johnson of Ramseur, NC and Jake Glover, a Marine stationed in Yuma, AZ; three grandchildren, Jourdan Pulliam, Jasmyne Pulliam and Darrion Johnson; two sisters, Nannie Glover of Durham, NC and Loretta Glover of Siler City, NC; a special nephew raised like a brother, Kerney Glover; a mother-in-law, Ora Hollenquest, Jamaica, NY; two sisters-in-law; six brothers-in-law; many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

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Services

Viewing
Tuesday
October 20, 2020

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Knotts and Son Funeral Home Chapel
1501 M.L.K. Jr. Blvd.
Siler City, NC 27344

Funeral Service
Wednesday
October 21, 2020

2:00 PM
Evans Chapel Church
2401 Evans Chapel Church Rd
Siler City, NC 27344

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