Barbee Chester Glover

Barbee Chester Glover


October 16, 1926 – April 14, 2013

GARNER – Barbee Chester Glover died peacefully at home at the age of 86 after living a full and productive life as an individual who typified the American dream of being a hardworking, self-made individual.  A native of Johnston County he was son to the late Alfred & Bersie Hare Glover.  Chester served his country in the U. S. Navy.  He began his career working outdoors as a farmer and along with his brother, A. G. Glover, owned Glover Brother’s Construction Company.  Chester and his wife Sarah worked together with Parrish Nursing Home and owned Glover Rest Home until retirement. Other than his family and work, nothing made him happier than a good American baseball game. He truly had a kind heart and cared for each and every person who was under his care and genuinely made it a home.  He was preceded in death by siblings; Rosalie Wafford, Lucille Jenkinson, Ronald Glover, & A. G. Glover.

He is survived by his beloved wife and friend; Sarah Cash Glover of the home, children; Barbee Glover of Raleigh, Nancy Glover Ports & husband George of Raleigh, Amy Quick & husband Eddie of Garner, sisters; Theo Ferrante of Zebulon, Bloise Carroll of Middlesex, grandchildren; Cullen Ports (Jennifer), Hillary Bomgardner (Clay), Meghan Lock, Britton Lock, Dylan Quick, & Gray Glover.

The family wishes to thank his long term, faithful caregivers; Claudia Driver, Edith Curtis, Wanda Williams, Vickie Evans, Robin Radford, & Shelia Koehn.

Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to either Hospice of Wake County or to the American Heart Association.

A celebration of his life will be held Tuesday, 3 pm, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.  Visitation will be from 1-3 pm, prior to the service.  Burial will follow, Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, Zebulon.

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