AUBURN — Glenn Foster Brackley, 84, died Oct. 9, in Auburn, after a brief illness.
He was born June 11, 1928, in Strong, the son of Glendon and Natalie Luce Brackley. He attended school in Strong and resided in Gray since 1956.
He worked for the State DOT from 1953, until his retirement. For many years, he was a Little League coach and umpire in Gray. He was an avid deer hunter and looked forward, with great anticipation, to “Camp” every November. He was a proud grandparent and spent many hours running “Grampa’s Taxi” and attending various events in the lives of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was well-known for his affability, humor, storytelling and willingness to talk to anyone about anything.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Verlene; his children, son, Larry and wife, Linda, of Winslow, son, Wayne and wife, Barbara, of New Gloucester, son, Dennis of New Gloucester, daughter, Susan Lowberg and husband, Art, of Raymond, daughter, Vicki Moody and husband, Steve, of New Gloucester; stepson, Craig Boone and his wife, Donna, of Jay; his 11 grandchildren; and 12 7/9th great-grandchildren.