Robert Louis Glasgow

March 21, 1927 ~ June 22, 2020 (age 93)


Robert Louis Glasgow passed away on Monday, June 22, 2020 at the age of 93. He was the husband of Mary Nan Glasgow for 64 years and the father of sons, Kenneth (wife, Del) and Paul, and daughters, Elaine (deceased) and Susan. He is also survived by sister-in-law, Trudy Williamson and numerous nieces and nephews. Robert is preceded in death by his brother, Herschel Glasgow (wife, Helen) and sister-in-law, Shirley Sowell (husband, Billy).
Robert was born March 21, 1927 in Fort Worth, Texas to Herschel and Grace Glasgow and had one brother, Herschel. Known as “Bob” to family and friends, he grew up in Fort Worth. He was active in scouting and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War, Bob attended Texas Christian University. At TCU, he studied geology and geography and spent his entire career as a petroleum geologist in Texas and Louisiana. As a resident of Metairie, Louisiana for over 60 years, he was a longtime member of Saint Matthews United Methodist Church.
A private graveside service will be held in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Metairie, Louisiana on Saturday, June 27, 2020.

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