- Local Guide
Glenn A. Figley, 90, of Otterbein St. Marys, died at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012.
He was born on Dec. 19, 1921, in St. Marys, to Miles and Edna (Miller) Figley, and they preceded him in death.
On June 29, 1948, he married Ruth Evelyn Hight, and she survives him.
He is also survived by his children, Kim Figley of Ohio City, Kirk (Peg) Figley of Lobelville, Tenn., Mindy (Bruce) Hays of Celina and Kollin Figley of Convoy; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Helen Freeman and June Hanni of Celina.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Lowell (Alberta) Figley; a sister, Thelma (Louis) Meeker; two brothers-in-law, Harold “Pete” Freeman and Leon Hanni; one grandchild.
He retired from Goodyear Rubber Tire and Co. after 38 years of service. He also retired from farming.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp. and earned a purple heart at the Battle of Iwo Jima.
He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion and Hamilton and Bethel United Methodist Church.
A memorial will be held at the convenience of the family at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Health Professionals or to Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
Condolences may be sent to Otterbein St. Marys.