Chester Lee Glancy Jr.
Funeral services for Chester Lee Glancy Jr., 81, Clinton resident, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Kiesau Memorial Chapel in Clinton, officiated by Rev. Joe Jernigan.
Glancy died early Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, at the Grace Living Center in Clinton. He was born March 18, 1933, in Friona, Texas, the son of Chester L. Glancy and Gladys L. (Crane) Glancy.
Glancy was raised in Clinton and graduated from Clinton High School in 1951. He continued his education at Oklahoma State University and in 1954 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy. He served and was honorably discharged in 1958.
Glancy came home to Clinton, where he owned and operated Glancy’s TV Repair Shop. In 1963 he moved to Shamrock, Texas, where he managed the Sun and Sand Motor Inn.
He moved back to Oklahoma and ran the Tropicana Inn in Weatherford.
He married Margaret Nix on Oct. 31, 1984. He retired from the motel business in 1992 and settled back in Clinton.
Glancy was a member of the Baptist Church. He was a past member of the Kiwanis Club and served on numerous boards, including the race track board, and he had served on the Shamrock City Council. He was very active in his retirement years and was still racing car No. 97 when he was 72 years old.
Preceding him in death were his parents and a daughter, Loren.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret, of the home; two daughters, Kimberly Johnson and her husband, Bron, and Claudia “Cookie” McClellan and her husband, Matt, all of Amarillo, Texas; two sons,
Chester Lee Glancy III and his wife, Virginia, and Michael Christopher Glancy, all of Clinton; seven grandchildren, James Colter Vice and his wife, Meagan, of Amarillo, Texas, Kyler Hill, of Fredericksburg, Texas, Landon Hill, of Amarillo, Texas, Jordan Bass, Amarillo, Texas, Callie McClellan, of Amarillo, Texas, Chester Lee Glancy IV, “Chet”, and Brandon Glancy, both of Elk City; seven great-grandchildren; and his father-in-law, Keg Nix, of Clinton.
Burial will be in the Clinton Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.