Born in Sherrodsville on November 8, 1920, Glenn was the son of the late Charles H. and Zuella (Leggett) Eagan.
In 1938, Glenn graduated from Dover High School. He was a member of the highly decorated 279th Engineer Combat Battalion, who saw action in World War II from the hedgerows of Normandie in France, the crossing of the Ruhr and Rhine rivers, the battle of the Bulge to Gardelegan and to the Elbe River.
He was a life time member of the Disabled Veteran’s and attended Grace United Methodist Church in Uhrichsville. Glenn worked eleven years as a postal worker at the Uhrichsville office and he owned and operated the Uhrichsville Dairy Queen from April 1962 until his retirement in 1975.
Glenn is survived by his daughter and her husband Cheryl and Charles Bolitho of Uhrichsville; 2 granddaughters Shannon Lee (Vince) Terakedis of Uhrichsville and Holly Lynn (Troy) Merrick of Parma and 3 great grandchildren Cade and Emma Merrick and Arainna Terakedis.
Preceding Glenn in death is his wife Maxine (Morrison) Eagan, whom he married on December 3, 1941 and who passed away on March 26, 2005; a son Nile Glenn Eagan; sister Treva Fern and brother Wayne Shanley.
At Glenn’s request, a private service and burial will take place, with no calling hours being observed. Burial will be at Union Cemetery in Uhrichsville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Community Hospice of Tuscarawas County, 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, O., 44663.
Uhrich-Hostettler-English Funeral Home