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Services for Elizabethtown Councilman Richard “Dicky” Channging Glenn will be Monday, Dec. 23 at 3 p.m. at Wesley’s Chapel United Methodist Church on Peanut Plant Road in Elizabethtown. A visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 1 p.m.

Mr. Glenn, 79, died Friday at his home, just eight days shy of his 80th birthday.

Mr. Glenn served on the Elizabethtown Town Councl for 16 years, having been elected to his first term from 1999-2003 and then again from 2007 to present. He was sworn in for his fifth term earlier this month.

Mr. Glenn is survived by his wife, Tomye Suggs Glenn, a son, Richard Channing Glenn Jr., daughter, Jennifer G. Melvin, sister, Clare G. Jessup, sister-in-law, Linda S. Puglia, brother-in-law, Robert L. Johnson, five grandchildre and two great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be sent to Cape Fear Boy Council (Bladen County District), PO Box 7156, Wilmington, NC 28406 or Elizabethtown Dixie Youth Baseball, P.O. Box 536, Elizabethtown NC 28337.