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James E. “Jim” Glasgow, 84, of Longview, and Rockwall since 1978, passed away Nov. 3, 2013.  
He was born July 12, 1929, in Rector, Ark., to Luther and Ida (Bain) Glasgow. Jim proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps during World War II from 1946 to 1948. He earned his B.A. in journalism from the University of Arkansas. Jim worked as a stockbroker and finished his career as vice president of Paine Webber in Dallas. He married Elizabeth Ann Wallace in November of 1983,whom he helped found the Rockwall School of Music, teaching more than 200 Rockwall children to play the piano.
Jim was a founding member of the Rockwall Republican Party and was a Texas delegate for Reagan in the 1976 presidential convention in Kansas City. He was a member of Friends of the Rockwall Library and was a great lover of history, geology, genealogy and a reader of all types of literature. Jim was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Rockwall. He served as assistant scoutmaster for his twin sons and enjoyed sharing his passion for the Arkansas Razorbacks, teaching his grandsons “woo pig sooie.”
Jim is survived by his loving wife, Elizabeth Glasgow of Rockwall; a sister, Elizabeth Ann Glasgow of Atlanta, Ga.; sons Tim and Mike Glasgow of Dallas; stepdaughters Elise Thompson-Bowers and husband Bruce of Rowlett and Cari Goodman and husband Steve of Plano; grandchildren Angie Broadley of Davis, Calif., Lauren Stokes of Irving, Nathan Glasgow of Irving, Nicholas Goodman of Plano, and Andrew Goodman of Plano; and great-grandchildren Denali Broadley and James David Stokes.
He was preceded in death by his parents; 14 brothers and sisters, and former wife Gerri Mitchell Glasgow.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Nov. 5, at First Presbyterian Church, 602 Whitehill Drive, Rockwall, TX 75087. Those serving as pallbearers were Steve Goodman, Bruce Thompson-Bowers, Nathan Glasgow, John David Stokes, Jack Willard and David Hoover.  
The family would like to thank Jack Willard, Cheryl Milton and Susan Watson of Lakeside Senior Haven, as well as the Visiting Nurses Association for their loving care.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to First Presbyterian Church.
Online condolences may be made at www.resthavenfuneral.com and www.rockwallheraldbanner.com.
Published on  November 8, 2013
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