John R. Glass Jr.

John R. Glass Jr., 84, of Decatur passed away Dec. 27 at Decatur Morgan Hospital.

Mr. Glass was a native of Haleyville but spent his later years in Phil Campbell and Decatur. He was an Alabama fan who loved fishing, walking and all things outdoors. He had an amazing green thumb and loved being helpful to his neighbors. 

He was of the Methodist faith and attended Isbell United Methodist Church.

A graveside service will be held Dec. 31 at 11 a.m. at Franklin Memory Gardens, Russellville.

Mr. Glass is survived by his wife, Jean Glass; sons Andy Glass (Bea), Orlando, Fla., Jeffrey Glass, St. Louis, Mo., Phillip Stovall (Christal), Madison, and Brent Stovall (Linda), Bremen; brothers James Glass (June), Chattanooga, Tenn., and Carrie Glass (Linda), Haleyville;  eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John R. Glass Sr., and Julia Kent Glass, and his brother, Alford Glass.

Pinkard Funeral Home, Russellville, is directing.