Douglas W. Glasmeier

December 20, 1941 ‒ November 07, 2018

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Douglas “Doug” W. Glasmeier, age 76, of Utica, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Knox Community Hospital. He was born on December 20, 1941 in Newark, Ohio the son of Herman and Hazel (Frazier) Glasmeier.  Doug served in the United State Air Force from 1959 to 1963.  He retired in 1997 after 32 years of employment with Owens Corning in Newark, Ohio.

Doug like working on automobiles and was currently operating Glasmeier Repair shop.  Doug fit the motto of “never met a stranger” and he especially enjoyed his gathering of friends at the Southside Diner in Mount Vernon.  He will be missed and remembered by many.

He is survived by his son; Scott (Heather) Glasmeier of Howard; step-daughter, Dixie Geer of Utica; four grandchildren, James Armstrong, Lucas Armstrong, Julianna Glasmeier and Heather Geer; a brother, Jeff Glasmeier of Marysville; a sister, Teresa Stedham of Newark and his canine companions, Sammy, Maxie, Benji, Foxy, Penny and Maggie.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Martha (Kuhn) Glasmeier and a step-daughter, Donna Geer.

Friends may call on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.  The family will observe a private service.

Memorial contributions in Doug’s name may be made to the Knox County Animal Shelter, 285 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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  • Our thought and prayers are with your families. Tom thought the world of Doug and will miss the time spent together figuring out an automotive problem(s) in his shop.