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Glenn Russell Vickery

Obituary for Glenn Russell Vickery

September 5, 1956 - November 3, 2016
Lawrenceville, Georgia | Age 60


Glenn R. Vickery, 60 of Lawrenceville, Georgia, passed away on November 3, 2016 at home with his family after a prolonged battle with Pancreatic Cancer.
Celebration of his life will be held on November 12, 2016 at 2:00 at Southern Cremations and Funerals at Cheatham Hill, in Marietta, GA.
Glenn was born in Augusta, Georgia to Robert and Mildred Vickery on September 5, 1956. He is a graduate of Jonesboro High School, in Jonesboro, Georgia. Glenn married his high school sweetheart, Diana Cline in September 1973 and the two were married for 43 years. Glenn worked at Tech Systems as a Design Engineer.
Glenn is survived by his wife, Diana Vickery, his daughter, Tabatha Carver, and her husband, Michael Carver, of Fayetteville, Georgia, and his daughter, Sabrina Glass, and her husband, Scott Glass, of Kennesaw, Georgia. His brother, Robert Vickery, of Phoenix, New York, his sister, Jean Smith, of Fairburn, Georgia, his sister, Carol Cooper, of Valdosta, Georgia, and his sister, Gale Hullender, of Villa Rica, Georgia.
Glenn was blessed with many grandchildren. He is survived by Tabatha's children from her first marriage, Ryan Ragsdale, Taylor Axelburg and husband Blake Axelburg, Taryn Ragsdale and Hope Ragsdale. Glenn's family was joyfully extended when Tabatha married Michael Carver, bringing Ethan and Emily Carver into his life. Glenn's second daughter, Sabrina, gifted him with two granddaughters, Haley Shae and Hannah Scott Glass. Glenn received the sweetest of all Christmas Gifts in 2015, with the birth of his Great Grandson, Mason Axelburg. Glenn's first son-in-law, Shayne Ragsdale, continued to be an active member of his life and was well loved.
Glenn was an animal lover and is survived by his sweet Lacey Girl and Allie Cat.
Glenn made lifelong friends and he will be lovingly remembered by those friends and his work colleagues.
Glenn was an avid fan of the Oklahoma Sooners, and Atlanta Falcons. He enjoyed tinkering with remote control aviation as a hobby. Glenn was also an electronics enthusiast, always exploring the latest in technology. If you needed to know the latest and greatest in electronics, Glenn was your man!
Glenn was a Green Egg Grill Master! His family was frequently treated to his creations!
In lieu of flowers in memorial, please consider making donations to Relay for Life or The American Cancer Society.

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