Richard G. “Dick” Glasgow, 94, of Babson Park, passed away Thursday May 26, 2022 at Spring Lake Rehabilitation Center In Winter Haven. Born August 19, 1927 in Charlotte, NC, the son of Thomas M. & Lucy Gwathmey Glasgow, he was a resident of Babson Park since 1997.
He was an Alumnus of Darlington School of Rome, GA and Davidson College and a member of Kappa Alpha Order. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving in WW II and a retired Major of the US Army Reserve.
Moving to Jacksonville in 1958 until his retirement in 1989, he served in the Savings and Loan Industry for 27 years in following leadership positions: President & Board of Directors First Federal S & K Assoc. of Clay County; Board of Directors of Florida Savings and Loan League: Chairman, Small Assoc Committee, Fla Savings & Loan League; President Jacksonville Chapter American S & L Institute; Sr Vice President Freedom S & L Assoc. of Tampa, Fl. He was charter President of the Rotary Club of Orange Park, Fl, Paul Harris Fellow; President Clay County Chamber of Commerce: Chairman Clay County Division of Greater Jacksonville United Way; Board member of Jacksonville Chapter of America Red Cross; Member Florida Yacht Club, River Club, Timuquana Country Club of Jacksonville, and Ye Mystic Revellers; Elder, teacher & choir member, St Johns Presbyterian Church of Jacksonville.
Dick and his wife Betty moved to Babson Park, Florida in 1997 where he became a corporate officer and board member of Polk Equipment Co of Bartow. He was a member of the Bartow Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church where he served as Elder, teacher, choir member, and Trustee.
Dick is preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Betty B. Glasgow, daughter Elizabeth Brewer, brother Thomas Glasgow, three sisters: Grace Dean, Ellen Goode & Harriet White. He is survived by his son Richard G. Glasgow Jr. and wife, Norma of Winter Park, Fl ; four grandchildren: Victoria Glasgow, Richard G. Glasgow III, Katherine Eulenfeld & Rogers Brewer, 10 great grandchildren; two sister-laws: Nancy Booream and Florence Vaught and several cousins, nephews and nieces.
The family will receive friends Wednesday, June 1, 2022 from 10-11 A.M. at the Bartow Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. Services will follow at 11:00 A.M. at the church. Interment will be held at Bartow Wildwood Cemetery. Condolences to the family at whiddenmcleanfuneralhome.com.