Glynn David Carnal
October 20, 1939 – September 14, 2021
Glynn David Carnal, at the age of 81, passed away on Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at the Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center in Phoenix, AZ. He was born on October 20, 1939, in Roswell, New Mexico to Willard Roy and Dora Elzen Carnal.
Glynn served 4 years in the United States Air Force and was honorably discharged in June of 1966. He was a faithful servant to his church and for over 60 years he served as the Church organist. While serving in the Air Force, he was stationed in Blytheville, AR where he was playing the Church organ at Trinity Baptist Church, he met and fell in love with the Love of his Life, Wanda Ann Nelson and they married in June of 1964. Soon after marriage Glynn and Wanda moved to Chandler, AZ before permanently moving to Glendale, AZ where he called home for 57 years.
He accepted an early retirement from Lockheed Aircraft Services and then went on to work another 20 years as a Bus Driver for Phoenix Transit System.
He was preceded in death by his parents Willard Roy and Dora Elzen Carnal and his wife Wanda Ann Nelson Carnal.
He is survived by his 2 daughters Rebecca Ann Kuersten (Scott), and Cindy Renee Carnal. His younger brother Daniel Lee Carnal (Janie). Two Grandsons, Nathanael David Wayne Tanner (Danielle), and Kyle Morgan Kuersten and his 2 great-grand babies, Luke Bo and Presley Ann Tanner. And 1 niece Ashley Nicole Carnal.
Even though Glynn served as Church organist at many churches in his lifetime he served the last 12 years at Starlight Park Baptist Church.
For the past several years, Glynn enjoyed his retirement by attending church as often as he could, going out to eat with family and friends, watching old shows on TV, he loved the Lawrence Welk Show, taking naps in his recliner, but most of all holding and playing with his grandsons and great-grand babies whom they called Papa. His family was the most important thing in life to him. He loved his family more than life itself.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 am Friday, October 8, 2021, at Starlight Park Baptist Church. Located at 7901 W Osborn Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85033.
No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.
Glynn David Carnal
September 18, 2021
I spent most of my childhood at the Carnal house…. This family was my second family…. Glynn was a sweet man who loved his family more than anything…. He will be missed by so many. I know I will see him again soon.
September 17, 2021
I don't know how I'm gonna do this Daddy. I miss you so much already. Everyday is busy busy. trying to honor you the best we can.
I'm so glad you are in the arms of your sweetheart again. I'm jealous and I can't wait to see you both again. Until then, I will do my best to lead this family you loved so much. I love you more. Your baby girl...…….
September 16, 2021
I have too many memories to just share one with my Dad. I just love my Dad so much and I miss him so much more. My life is not going to be the same without him going forward. R.I.P. Dad until we see each other again in Heaven.