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  • H. Glen Betts

    H. Glen Betts

H. Glen Betts, 87

Oct. 4, 2014

H. Glen Betts

H. Glen Betts

H. Glen Betts, 87, of Rotonda West passed away Sat­ur­day, Oct. 4, 2014,. at Con­sulate Health Care of Port Charlotte.

Born June 12, 1927, in Nashua, N.H., he had been a res­i­dent of Char­lotte County since 2000 since com­ing from Mil­ford, Mich. Mr. Betts served in the U.S. Navy dur­ing World War II. He was a main­te­nance super­vi­sor for Ford Motor Com­pany for 25 years prior to his retire­ment. He was a mem­ber of Amer­i­can Legion Post 113, and life mem­ber of VFW Post 10476 in Rotonda West.

Sur­vivors include two daugh­ters: Patri­cia (Skip) Hintz of Rotonda West, and Jan­ice (Geoff) Schrock of Dade; a son, Her­bert Glen (Linda) Betts, III of Mil­ford, Mich.; five grand­chil­dren and eight great-grandchildren. He was pre­ceded in death by his wife, Mar­ion, in 2013, and a daugh­ter, Mar­cia Bow­man, in 2009.

A memo­r­ial ser­vice will be held at 2 p.m. Sun­day, Oct. 26, at Amer­i­can Legion Post 113, 3436 Indi­ana Road, Rotonda West. Inurn­ment will be in Michigan.

Memo­r­ial con­tri­bu­tions may be made to Amer­i­can Legion Post 113 or Tidewell Hos­pice in mem­ory of Mr. Betts.

Engle­wood Com­mu­nity Funeral Home with Pri­vate Cre­ma­tory has been selected to han­dle arrange­ments. You may share a mem­ory with the fam­ily at www.englewoodfh.com