Sidney W. Buddy” Glasgow, 78, of Amarillo died on Sunday, April 8, 2012.
A prayer service will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, April 9, 2012 at St. Laurence Catholic Church. Mass will be celebrated at 10: 00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at St. Laurence Catholic Church with Father Ed Sweeney as celebrant. A family burial will be held on Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at the McAdams Cemetery in Possum Kingdom, Texas. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Mr. Glasgow was born on Jan. 1, 1934, in Amarillo, Texas to John and Marguerite Glasgow. He graduated from Amarillo High School and served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He married Mary O’Donnell on April 16, 1955, at Costello Ranch. Mr. Glasgow received his BBA in accounting from West Texas State University. Mr. Glasgow retired as City Auditor for Amarillo after thirty years of service in 1994. He was a member of St. Laurence Catholic Church since 1957. After retirement he volunteered his services as the accountant for the church for a number of years. Mr. Glasgow served on the board of Catholic Family Services, the Diocese of Amarillo and United Way.
He was a loving husband, father and papa who will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He touched so many people’s lives during his journey. As a young adult he was stricken with polio. He taught himself to walk, how to write and to move without falling. Later in years he used a motorized chaired to get around. Through all of these trials he never lost his sense of humor.
He is preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Jack and Dick Glasgow.
Survivors include his wife of fifty-seven years, Mary Glasgow; his four children, Margie Brinson and husband David of Corsicana, TX, Kathy Houfek and fiancé, Miguel Andrews of Grand Prairie, TX, Cindy Davis and husband Trent of Amarillo and Danny Glasgow and wife Debbie of Seminole, TX; two sisters, Cynthia Hudson and husband Dwayne of Amarillo and Betty Draper and husband John of Arizona; 14 grandchildren; and nineteen great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials be made to St. Laurence Catholic Church, 2300 N. Spring St., Amarillo, TX 79107.