Homer Wesley Glover, 1937-2012
Homer Wesley Glover, 74 of Luling, passed away Tuesday, May 1. Wesley, as he was known locally, was born July 13, 1937 in Caldwell County to Carl and Alma Watts Glover. Wesley married Madelene Bernice Schumann on September 17, 1956 in St. James Catholic Church in Gonzales.
Early on, Wesley worked for The Superior Oil Company as a roughneck. He joined the United States Army in 1960 and served as a guard dog trainer and handler while he was stationed in Germany. After being honorably discharged, he went to work on the Dietz Ranch in Seguin. Shortly thereafter Wesley went to work for ALCOA and remained with this company for 30 years, retiring in 1993. After retiring Wesley kept himself very busy working on developing his herd of premium Charolais cattle on his G Bar ranch.
Wesley was a wonderful husband, he and Madelene had celebrated 55 years of marriage last September and their love for each other was just as strong then as it was the day they shared their vows. Wesley was popularly known as a loyal, honorable, hard working man who had a fondness for history, the Boston Red Sox and watching his favorite professional teams compete.
Wesley had been a member of St. John’s the Evangelist Catholic Church in Luling, the AFLCIO, S.O.A.R., and the Oil City A’s Car Club. He was a well respected man and will be deeply missed by all who had the pleasure to have known him.
Homer Wesley Glover is survived by his adoring wife, Madelene Glover of Luling; sister-in-law, Nita Glover of Luling; and many loving nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Vance S. Glover and Carl Morgan Glover.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday evening May 4 at O’Bannon Funeral Home with a rosary being recited at 7:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 5 in St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church with Fr. Howard Goertz as celebrant. Interment will follow in the Belmont Cemetery. Pallbearers include: Willis Tinsley, Jay Tinsley, Randy Glover, Greg Nadeau, Seth Glover, David Nadeau, Vance Smith and Matt Atkinson. Honorary pallbearers include, Jim Watts, Richard Bramlet, David & Cora Pawelek and Wesley Glover.
Memorials may be made to St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church or the Belmont Cemetery Association. Services are under the care and direction of O’Bannon Funeral Home.