George Edwin Read, 91, of Glasgow, died Friday, March 2, 2018, at his home.
Born in Barren County, Edwin was the son of the late Rice C. Read and Nellie Drane Read.
Mr. Read was a lifelong farmer in Barren County and was a member of Faith United Methodist Church. He was a veteran, serving in both WWII and the Korean war and was a Kentucky Colonel since 1959. He was a member of Allen Lodge No. 24 F&AM; where he was a Mason and a Shriner for 70 years.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Story Read, sons, Shannon Read, of Cincinnati, Ohio, Robert Read, Richard (Cindy) Read and Wallace (Dixie) Nunnally, all of Glasgow; his grandchildren: Michael Lee (Trisha) Nunnally, James Rice Read, Schuyler Matthew Read, Robert Matthew Read, Nicholas Edwin Read and Taylor Wyatt; great-grandchildren, Raelyn and Owen Nunnally; a sister-in-law, Louise Story Furlong; and nieces and nephew, Andrew (Erin) Howell, Mary Travis Howell and Donna Read Norton.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother and sister-in-law, William Porter and Jane Gray Read.
Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Monday, March 5 at A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Visitation is underway at the funeral home. A Masonic service was held at 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Alternate expressions of sympathy may be made to:
Children's Hospital Foundation
Benefiting Kosair Children's Hospital
Louisville, KY 40295-0183
Published on March 5, 2018