Glenn “Pappy” Harden

January 26, 1936 ‒ January 01, 2016

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Glenn “Pappy” Harden, age 79, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Friday, January 1, 2016 at the Knox Community Hospital. He was born on January 26, 1936 in Zanesville, OH, to the late Charles and Grace (Geyer) Harden.

Pappy was part of the International Paper Workers in Mount Vernon and worked as a fork lift operator at Weyerhaeuser. He was in several bowling leagues throughout in Mount Vernon. Pappy loved to go hunting and fishing. He was an avid Browns and Buckeyes fan, and enjoyed watching the games on TV. Mowing and taking care of the lawn was one of Pappy’s great pleasures in life, but what he really loved was being around his family.

He is survived by his wife Dorothy (Brown) Harden; a daughter, Tina (Ray) English; 3 sons, John (Tammy) Harden, Michael (Angie) Harden and Brian (Jane) Harden; 8 grandchildren and special granddaughter, Amber Lynn Harden; 12 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and beloved pet Coco.

Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by sisters, Edith Morrow and Margaret Robbins; brothers, William Harden and Wayne Harden.

Friends may call from 5-7 PM on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home, 619 E. High St. Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. A private graveside service will take place at a later date.

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  • I am so sorry for your loss. Always enjoyed talking with Pappy. Bowled on the same night several years ago. RIP Pappy-I hope the lanes and the lawns are good for you.


  • Our Prayers and thoughts are with you. Faith in our LORD will get us thru this difficult time. God Bless.

  • I’m so sorry for the family’s loss. I adored Pappy and it was a pleasure to have met him.

    Hugs and prayers to you all.

  • Pappy will be sorely missed! I have many fond memories working with him. Always there to help you out or give you a good laugh.
    may God bless and keep you and comfort your family.