Joseph Glacken

August 3, 1950 ~ May 27, 2021 (age 70)

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Joseph A. ”Joe” Glacken, age 70, of Berea, passed away Thursday, May 27, 2021 in Lexington. Joe was born August 3, 1950 in Cincinnati, Ohio to the late Robert Glacken & Norma Morgan Frodge.  He was a retired employee of Okonite Cable in Richmond where he had worked for 33 years. Joe enjoyed watching Nascar, football and basketball and was a member of the VFW. In  addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Brenda Diane Gibson Glacken and a son,  Joseph Anthony “Joey” Glacken.  His survivors include his daughter, Dana Glacken (Jeff) Shearer of Lancaster, his companion, Janie Hicks of Berea, two brothers, David Glacken of Florida and Michael (Billie) Glacken of North Carolina, and three sisters, Barbara Glacken Rooks of Florida, Tina Glacken (Scott) Chadwick of New Jersey, and  Billie Jo Schott of Pennsylvania. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Spencer Noel Glacken, MacKenzie Breanne Shearer Collins and Brennan Chance Glacken and two great grandchildren, Joseph Kayl Glacken & Piersyn Sayd Wheeler. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at Ramsey-Young Funeral Home by Rev. Todd Stone. Burial with military rites will take place at Lancaster Cemetery. Pallbearers will be  Jeff Shearer, Brennan Glacken, Coty Collins, T.J. Wheeler, John Hicks, Lenny Geisler, Joe Shearer & Michael Glacken. Honorary pallbearers will be  Spencer Glacken, MacKenzie Collins, Markeena Buckman, Melissa Shearer, Shawna Glacken & Tachana Geisler. Visitation will be held from 5—9 PM Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions may go to St. Jude Hospital or the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital. Friends and family may leave special memories or condolences on his tribute page at


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