Medford Glass

January 4, 1924 - June 25, 2014


Medford L. Glass, 90, of DeRidder, LA, passed from this life on Wednesday, June 25, 2014.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Naomi A. Glass of DeRidder, LA; son, Novy Glass of DeRidder, LA; granddaughter, Meredith Glass of Baton Rouge, LA; brother, Rev. & Mrs. Arless Glass of Pasadena, TX; and a host of loving nieces, nephews, and friends.


Mr. Glass was born in Fulton, LA, but moved to DeRidder at age 4 and resided there until his death. He retired from Civil Service with 30 years of service, having spent the last 25 years of service as a Management Analyst in the Controller’s Office at Fort Polk. Mr. Glass attended the First Pentecostal Church in DeRidder for 62 years where he served as a Sunday School Teacher for 35 years, as a Board Member and/or Trustee for 20 years, and as Sunday radio broadcast announcer for 30 years. Mr. Glass was a veteran of World War II with two years of service in Europe. He was stationed at Belfast, Northern Ireland, England, and France. The last year of his overseas assignment was with Headquarters, U.S. Army in Paris. He was recipient of The Bronze Medal, one Battle Star for the Battle of the Bulge. Medford was a charter member of the Beauregard Country Club, and an avid golfer all of his adult life.


Visitation will be held on Friday, June 27, 2014 from 6:00pm until 8:00pm and again on Saturday, June 28, 2014 from 10:00am until time of service at Grace Church in DeRidder, LA. Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 2:00pm at Grace Church in DeRidder, LA.  Rev. George L. Glass, Jr. will officiate. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in DeRidder.  Funeral services will be held under the direction of Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA.

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