Mr. James L. Glover, age 92 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at the Arbors at Westbrook Terrace.

Mr. James L. Glover, age 92 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, at the Arbors at Westbrook Terrace.

Jim was born April 29, 1925 in LaBelle, Mo., the son of Lear and Frances (Smith) Glover. He was married to Esther Wuenscher, who preceded him in death on May 9, 1974. On Feb. 1, 1975, in Hannibal, he married Geneva Robertson, who preceded him in death on Oct. 22, 2013.

Jim proudly served in the United States Navy for 20 years, including service in World War II as a Navy Seabee, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, retiring as an instructor and recruiter. Jim was a Gold Star father from the loss of his son, Jimmy, during the Vietnam War.

After his service to our country, Jim was employed as an executive with the Boy Scouts of America for several years. He was a lay minister and filled the pulpit at several churches in the Hannibal area during his retirement.

He has been a resident of the Jefferson City area since August 2010. In his younger years, he played baseball in the St. Louis Cardinal farm system and played tennis in the Navy. Jim enjoyed woodworking, trout fishing, bow hunting and counseled young people at several high schools around Hannibal.

Survivors include: four daughters, Claire Handorf and her husband, Lynn, of Gladbrook, Iowa, Carolyn McMillen and her husband, Jack, of Colorado Springs, Colo., Beverly Barron of Jefferson City and Dale Crawford and her husband, Randy, of Holts Summit; nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wives, Esther and Geneva; one son, Jimmy Glover; two sisters, Josephine and Billie Dee; and one brother, Buddy.

Visitation will be at the Freeman Mortuary from 9 a.m. until 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 26, 2018.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, in the Freeman Chapel with Chaplain Bart Larson officiating. Graveside services and interment with military honors will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, at the Grand View Cemetery in Hannibal.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Central Missouri Honor Flight or the Alzheimers Disease and Related Disorders Assn.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of Freeman Mortuary.

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