Neil Boyd Glass

November 13, 1931February 6, 2014
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Neil Boyd Glass, 82, passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at Moses Cone Hospital

Neil was born in Winston Salem, NC on November 13, 1931, the son of Marion Elmer and Clellie Idessi Glass. He served his country in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. Following his military service, he worked as a diesel mechanic with Piedmont Ford and the US Truck and Trailer until his retirement. Neil was a member of Gate City Baptist Church, Masonic Lodge #656 and the Shrine. Neil was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He will be deeply missed.

Neil is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Betty Atkins Glass; children; Douglas Boyd Glass and wife Bobbi, Amy Mitchem and husband Jack, Evie Morgan and husband Ben, Kim Widner, Cathy Wilson and husband Terry and Daniel Edwards and five grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, 3:00 p.m. at Gate City Baptist Church with Rev. Michael Owen officiating. Burial will follow at Guilford Memorial Park with full military and Masonic rites. The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm till service time at the church on Sunday.


  • Visitation Sunday, February 9, 2014
  • Funeral Service Sunday, February 9, 2014

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Jimmy & Ruth Ridge

February 9, 2014

We are so very sorry for your loss. Neil was a kind and pleasant next door neighbor for many years and he will be missed by many, none more than you will certainly miss him. May your strong faith sustain you during this time.

Lois & Bill Boland

February 8, 2014

Betty & Family, we were sorry to hear of Neil's Home going. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all . God Bless You all.

andi sells

February 8, 2014

Oh, heart goes out to you and your family. Praying that God keeps you all close and comforts you during this very difficult time.
Love and prayers,

Angie Berrier

February 8, 2014

Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss… our thoughts are with you Doug and your entire family during this difficult time. We love you all. Wes and Angie

Terry Dixon

February 8, 2014

So sorry for your loss, we are across the road if you need us... Love you all and praying for peace in your hearts!

Tracy Jones

February 8, 2014

To Doug and his family I would like to express my deepest sympathies and condolences. May The Lord give you peace in the memories that were made and in knowing that this is only a temporary goodbye. For we will all be reunited in faith for eternity. Thanks be to God for Neil's blessing! Kelly and I are thinking of you all and sending up prayers.

Lesa Holt

February 8, 2014

Cathy I love you and I am so sorry to hear about your Dad. His smile is just so sweet and kind. Love and prayers for you and your family during this time and God's wonderful Grace for hurting hearts.


February 8, 2014

Thinking of you and your family at this time of sorrow..... Mike Storey and Tracey Ovitt