Glen R. Beck, age 83, of Westerville, OH. died on January 18, 2014. Glen was born July 29, 1930 in Cheswick, PA to George and Mary Beck, who preceded him in death. Glen served in the U.S. Air Force for twenty years including a tour of duty in Vietnam where he earned several commendations including the Bronze Star and Meritorious Service Medal and retired as a Chief Master Sergeant in 1971. He was then employed by The Silent Watchman Corporation of Columbus, Ohio becoming President/CEO before retiring in 1990. He was a member of the Air Force Association, Non Commissioned Officers Association and a lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Reynoldsburg, Ohio Post. Glen is survived by his wife of 50 years, Norma (formerly of England); several sisters-in law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by three brothers and a sister. Graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at Maplewood Cemetery, New Albany, Ohio. Arrangements by MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, Westerville, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
RW. . Sonnichsen - Jan 29, 2014
Dear Norma and family: Glen’s passing is a great loss for me. He was truly a good man. He was my very great friend, supervisor, golfing partner and career protector. I have good memories of early morning golfing and the our Saturday collaboration on business projects. I will treasure all of the memories. Bob and Georgia Sonnichsen
Glen beck - Jan 24, 2014
Dear Norma and Family, please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of Glen. He was the single biggest influence in my life and I became better because of it. He was a leader in every since of the word, his integrity, vision and guidance, at times stiff guidance, we’re the very reasons for the tremendous success of Silent Watchman. He assembled the team, gave us the picture and set the pace. And above all, you knew he had your back.
A wonderful man that we will all miss greatly, but I am sure glad I got to know him.
Gary K Sherman
Rodger& Marsha Jones - Jan 22, 2014
Very sorry to hear of Glen’s passing. We all had so many great times together over the years.We will miss him very much.
Norma you are in our prayers. May God Bless You Always.
Dan - Jan 21, 2014
Glen will be remembered fondly. A true gentleman and man of his word
Rest peace Glen
Tom Briggs - Jan 21, 2014
Glen was one of the finest people I have ever known and my life was all the better for knowing him. He’ll be remembered by many people for his integrity and professionalism and he’ll remain in my prayer queue.
Michael Lynch - Jan 21, 2014
Glen was one of the “rocks” that I could depend on. He helped mold me in my career and showed how to build a team by his unwavering vision and positive example, and he always offered positive guidance when needed -sometimes when you didn’t even want it!
His friendship will be missed.
I hope Norma can find some solace in these trying times and she and Glen will be always in our prayers
Mike & Emily Lynch