SALEM - Glenn A. Shingleton, 69, of Salem, Ohio died Tuesday morning, Feb. 22, 2011 at his home.
He was born Oct. 12, 1941 in Fairmont, W. Va., the son of the late James Shingleton and the late Frances Martin.
Mr. Shingleton had been with the Salem Police Department for 25 years before retiring as a lieutenant in 1991. Following retirement, he worked as a Bailiff for the Columbiana County Courts for 15 years. He was a graduate of Fairmont High School in Fairmont, West Virginia and attended Kent State University.
Glenn was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Salem, Fraternal Order of Police, Perry Masonic Lodge 185, a former clown for Aut Mori Grotto in Youngstown and an avid golfer. He was also a member of the Salem Elks Lodge 305, Salem V.F.W. Post 892 and was a member and former commander of the Salem Police Color Guard. Glenn served with the U.S. Army from 1958-1962.
His wife, Deanna M. "Dee" (Moyer) Shingleton, whom he married Oct. 4, 1964, preceded him in death Dec. 7, 2009. Two brothers, James and William Shingleton also preceded him in death.
Survivors include a son, Scott Shingleton of Salem; daughter, Rhonda (Hal) Gorby of Salem; five grandchildren, Melissa (Keith) Sholder, Matthew
Shingleton, Michelle Shingleton, Adam "AJ" Gorby and Patrick Gorby; and two great-grandchildren, Hannah and Melody.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home with Pastor Doug George officiating. Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home with F.O.P Services at 8 p.m. Burial will be at Grandview Cemetery with full military honors provided by the Salem Honor Guard.