1923 – 2004

LEWISTON – Glendon Harrison Record, 80, of Minot died Sunday, Jan. 25, at Central Maine Medical Center surrounded by his family.

He was born in Hebron on Aug. 30, 1923, the son of the late Harry and Elsie Faunce Record. He faithfully served his country in the U. S. Army from 1943 to 1946, in the Company B 746th Tank Battalion in Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes and Central Europe receiving the Bronze Star for heroism.

Upon his return to the States, he married Olive Buck of Buckfield in Feb. of 1946. He had a varied work history including automotive mechanic, heavy equipment operator for road construction and a long career as a machinist for Southworth Corporation of Westbrook, Valley Engineering in Auburn and Gray before it changed hands and became known as Kassbohrer Corp.

He retired as a foreman there in 1988; after which he worked part time in the West Minot Post Office.

He loved gardening and took pride in its immaculate appearance. Many people in the town of West Minot marveled at it as they drove by on Route 124. He loved hunting and fishing and shared that passion with friends, children, grandchildren and nephews.

He was a member of the American Legion Post 150 in Mechanic Falls.

He will be greatly missed by his wife of 58 years: his son, Gary and wife Nadean of Scarborough; his daughter, Karla and husband Joe Edwards of Minot; six grandchildren, Jon, Shawn, Dawn-Rae, Glendon, Nicole and Tyler; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Doris Higgins of West Minot; a brother, Bernard of Healdsburg, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews.

Guest Book