Glen Vaden, age 86 of Gallatin, passed away June 8, 2019. Glen was born September 21, 1932 in Chestnut Mound, TN.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Frank Earl and Alma Overstreet Vaden; wife, Shirley Joyce Osborne Vaden; brother, Lamonte Cranston Vaden; sisters, Juanita Ponder and Jody Zeltner.
He is survived by son, Scott Vaden (Vicki); foster daughter, Lesa Downes; sister, Jeanette Longwell (Scooter); grandchildren, Scott Douglas Vaden II (Emily), Stephen Wade Vaden (Kellye), Justin Martin Overby (Amanda), Jeremy Ross Overby, Jarrod Franklin Overby (Lauren); great grandson, Scott Douglas Vaden III; several nieces and nephews.
Glen was a longtime member of First Baptist Church Gallatin; served in the U.S. Air Force and retired from Bridgestone. He loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed gardening, feeding the birds, collecting knives, carving walking sticks and Vanderbilt baseball, football and basketball.
Funeral Service was Tuesday, June 11 at 1 p.m. from the chapel of Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Entombment followed in Sumner Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with son, grandsons, and great-grandson serving as pallbearers. Visitation was Monday, June 10 from 5 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, June 11 from noon until time of service.
Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center, located at 584 Nashville Pike, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be submitted at alexandergallatin.com. (615) 502-0011 Obit Line (615) 502-0555