July 14, 1938 – November 19, 2019
Carl Glover, 81, of East Peoria, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at his home in East Peoria.
He was born July 14, 1938 in Peoria, IL to Leo and Dorothy (Wolf) Glover. He married Jeanne Parker in 1966 in Peoria.
Surviving are his loving wife, Jeanne of East Peoria; one son, John Glover also of East Peoria; a granddaughter, Jessica Lear of North Pekin, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Kimberly Lear and his loving dog Lexie.
Carl served in the U.S. Army from 1958 until 1961. He worked for Pabst Brewery for over 20 years and then was the co-owner of J & J Toppers with partner Jim McDowell for over 31 years. Carl enjoyed fishing and camping with his wife Jeanne and many fishing buddies. He was an avid Chicago Cubs and Bears fan, and loved trips to Las Vegas.
Carl was known for his amazing sense of humor and was famous for his clever comments.. " What's the game... I'll Play." When you were a friend of Carl's, you had a friend forever. He was a man of many talents who was willing to lend a helping hand to any friend in need whether it was siding a house, plumbing, wiring, installing windows or even cutting down a tree.
A visitation will be Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 1 to 4 pm at Remmert Funeral Home. Cremation will be accorded following the visitation.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to OSF Hospice or to Illinois Cancer Care in Peoria. Words of comfort can be shared with the family at www.remmertfuneralhome.com.
- Leo Glover, Father
- Dorothy Wolf Glover, Mother
- Jeanne Parker Glover, Wife
- John Glover, Son
- Kimberly Lear, Daughter
- Jessica Lear, Granddaughter
- -, Nieces, Nephews and Cousins - -
- Lexie, Loving Dog
- Carl was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Dorothy; daughter, Kimberly and beloved dog, Lexie
- OSF Hospice
- Illinois Cancer Care in Peoria
- Visitation Saturday, November 23, 2019