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 Buddy Roger “Old Grouch” Glance

Buddy Roger “Old Grouch” Glance

Birth
Haywood County, North Carolina, USA
Death 27 Jun 2012 (aged 75)
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA
Burial West Canton, Haywood County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 92763143 · View Source
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Buddy "Old Grouch" Roger Glance, age 75, of Canton, NC was born in Haywood County, NC on Jul. 15, 1936 and passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville.

A native of Haywood County, he was a son of the late Vincent M. Glance and Mellie Rogers Glance. Buddy was a 1954 graduate of Canton High School and he received a Bachelor's degree in political science from Wake Forest University in 1958. Buddy was a United States Air Force veteran. He had a love for military history especially an affinity for World War II which led to his desire to open his own military surplus store, "Old Grouch's Military Surplus" in Clyde. Buddy was dedicated to helping veterans and was a member of the American Legion Post #47. Buddy had a deep love for his family and will be missed by all his friends of whom he had many. He especially loved the Western North Carolina Mountains and was proud to call them home.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, two sons and a special cousin.

Due to the renovation construction of the Canton facility, funeral services will be held at in the Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home.

Burial will follow at Bon-A-Venture Cemetery on Old Clyde Road with military graveside rites.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Haywood County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 1275, Canton, NC 28716 or to the Veterans Restoration Quarters and Transitional Housing, 1329 Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC 28805.


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  • Created by: Ann Lindsey
  • Added: 29 Jun 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 92763143
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Buddy Roger “Old Grouch” Glance (15 Jul 1936–27 Jun 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92763143, citing Bon-A-Venture Cemetery Old, West Canton, Haywood County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Ann Lindsey (contributor 46801569) .