Walter ‘Glenn’ Vanscoy

Walter “Glenn” Vanscoy, 76, of Watertown went to be with the Lord Tuesday (Sept. 10, 2013).

He was born Feb. 6, 1937, in Cairo, W.Va., to William L. Vanscoy and Dorothy Mae Hall. Glenn married Mary Pugh who preceded him in death in 2003.

Glenn was a veteran of the U.S. Army and had been stationed in Alaska. He was a Baptist believer and loved playing gospel music with the harmonica with Eugene Haught and the group All Gods Children.

He survived by his sisters, Louise (Chester) Francis and Carroll (Cliff) Robinson, three nieces, four nephews and many great nieces and nephews, whom Walt loved dearly.

In addition to his parents and wife, Glenn was preceded in death by his aunts and uncles whom he had made his childhood home; and a brother, Marion L. Vanscoy.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Friday (Sept. 13) at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home with his longtime friend, Eugene Haught, officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens with full military rites. Friends may call Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Friday until the hour of service.

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