Glen R. Chesnut
July 21, 1937 ‒ October 15, 2014
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Glen R. Chesnut, age 77, Mount Vernon, Ohio passed away from a sudden illness on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 in Mandalay, Myanmar formerly the country of Burma. He was born on July 21, 1937 in Reserve, Kansas the son of Raleigh and Mable (Scott) Chesnut.
Glen was a teacher of History for 26 years at the Mount Vernon Nazarene University. After early retirement he taught for many years in China and more recently in the countries of Laos and Myanmar (Burma). When he was not teaching in Asia, Glen spent much of his time traveling the world and doing what he loved most, seeing new places and making new friends. Glen will be greatly missed, but he has moved on to a much better place.
He is survived by his children, Tim (Susan) Chesnut of Mount Vernon, Melody (Rudy) Vasquez of Mount Vernon, four grandchildren, Tyler and Mason Chesnut, Alayna and Micayla Vasquez and a sister, Geraldine Morris of Shawnee, Kansas.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Clarence Chesnut and Clyde Chesnut, and a sister, Grace Nutt.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, October 27, 2014 beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the New Life Church of the Nazarene, 665 Harcourt Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Glen R. Chesnut.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Glen R. Chesnut Memorial Fund, c/o Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 800 Martinsburg Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.
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