Robert E. Glidden

September 15, 1926December 3, 2012

Glidden, Robert E, 86 of Largo died Monday Dec. 3rd at Arden Courts Cottage Place. Born Sept. 15, 1926 in Jacksonville, Fl. he was the son of Roland and Marion Kaquebaker Glidden. Robert worked as a type setter for St. Petersburg Printing and his own business Glidden Typesetting. Robert retired as a teacher for Graphic Arts at Pinellas County Schools in Sept. of 1988. He served in the Us Navy 1944-46. He was a member of Palm Lake Christian Church-Disciples of Christ where he served as Deacon and the Ranchero Village Chorus. He was a former member of Fifth Ave. Baptist Church. Robert is survived by his loving wife Doris Rainey Glidden whom he married Oct. 7, 1989 in Fredericksburg, Virginia, two sons Robert F. Glidden of St. Petersburg and Daniel A. Glidden of Pinellas Park, daughter Barbara Jane Sackett of Plano Texas, step daughters Virginia Summers of Fredericksburg, Virginia and Bonnie McPhaul of Kenansville, N. Carolina, sister Alma Louise Calhoun of Dallas Texas, 13 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Robert is pre deceased by one step daughter June Firing of Honolulu, Hawaii and his first wife Alice E. Glidden. A memorial service will be Friday Dec. 7 at 3pm at Palm Lake Christian Church-5401 22nd Ave. North, St. Petersburg. In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Suncoast Hospice-5771 Rossevelt Blvd. Clearwater 33760. Arrangements are by the Moss Feaster Funeral Home-Serenity Gardens Chapel-13401 Indian Rocks Rd. Largo, Florida 33774


  • Memorial Service Friday, December 7, 2012

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Shirley Jones

January 2, 2014

It has already been a year since Bob left for his eternal home with God, family and friends. We will always cherish our special memories of him and will never forget his kind, friendly ways.

December 21, 2012

Mrs. Glidden & Family,
The residents & staff miss Bob.
He was a grateful, pleasant person who I'm glad I had the opportunity to meet & care for during his stay at Arden Courts.
It was also such a pleasure getting to meet you & the family. Take Care, Barbara T.

December 8, 2012

We're sorry to learn of Bob's passing. We pray God will comfort and bless you and the family.

Chauncey & Shirley Kutz

Shirley & Bob Jones

December 8, 2012

We were saddened to hear of Bob's death. He was a lifetime friend and extended family member and we will always cherish wonderful memories of him. Our love and deepest sympathy to all of you.

December 7, 2012

Doris, I was saddened to read of Bob's death in our local paper today. May God comfort you and know that you are in our prayers.

In sympathy and friendship, Chris Scott
Fredericksburg VA

Sharon & Ed McElroy

December 6, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May memories of a life well lived be with you during this time of sorrow.

Kenneth & Nellie Dean

December 6, 2012

We have lost a treasure. Kenneth and Nellie Dean.

December 5, 2012

,Alma & Jerry Calhoun