Four Oaks, NC: Mr. Harvey Glenn Flowers, age 76 of Juniper Church Road passed away on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at UNC Rex Healthcare in Raleigh surrounded by his loving family and friends after a long battle with COVID-19.
Anyone who knew Glenn knew that he entered a room with a twinkle in his eye, a smile on his face, and always greeted you with a “Hey Pretty Lady” or “Hey Neighbor”. He was a devoted husband, father and friend who will be deeply missed by everyone whose lives he touched.
He was born July 15, 1945 in Harnett County. Glenn was the youngest of three children born to Thelma Ellen Edwards Flowers and Harvey Edward Flowers. He graduated from Meadow High School in 1963. He continued his education at Fayetteville Technical College studying Mechanical Engineering. Soon after he was called to service by the United States Army. Glenn served 2 years as a Staff Sergeant (E-6) training military scout dogs in the Vietnam War. He received a Bronze Star for meritorious achievement while conducting military operations. He was honorably discharged and returned home to the family farm in August of 1970.
Glenn joined his brother Larry operating the family farm. After several years, he transition back into the engineering field. He began working for Public Service Gas company in Raleigh. He worked his way up through the ranks and became the supervisor of the maintenance division. Glenn retired in 2010.
During his retirement, Glenn enjoyed several hobbies including gardening, collecting tractors, attending tractor shows, traveling and watching TV. He was a proud member of the American Legion post 109, Vietnam Veterans of America, the USO, Chapter 37 tractor club and Classic Antique Power tractor club.
Glenn was a lifelong member of Banner Chapel Advent Christian Church. He served in many ways including as a church trustee and most recently as a deacon board member.
Glenn is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Sue Royal Flowers of the home. Son, Chad Flowers and grand-dog Mufasa of Raleigh. Sister-in-law Linda Flowers of Four Oaks. Nephews Van Lee (Tammy), Todd Lee (Kris), Ryan Flowers (Sherri) and many other great nephews and nieces. Special family members, Dale and Margie Lee of Jacksonville, NC in addition to numerous close friends.
Funeral Services will be 1:00 PM - Thursday, November 11, 2021 at Banner Chapel Advent Christian Church in Benson. Rev. Joe Brown will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the committal service and other times at their home.
Mr. Flowers will be available for viewing and you may sign the register book from 9:00AM-5:00PM, Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC. The family will not be present during this time.
Flowers are welcomed; however, memorial contributions may be made to St Judes Children’s Hospital or any charity of your choice.
In accordance with NC-COVID19 guidelines, the funeral home suggests practicing social distancing guidelines and the three W’s: wait, wash, and wear a face covering. Face coverings will be supplied and are encouraged for all services.
Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.roseandgraham.com