Timothy Patrick Gleason

Timothy Patrick “Pat” Gleason of Glendale, Mo, passed away Sept. 1, 2015 after a brief illness with cancer.
Born Dec. 4, 1930 in Burlington, he was the son of the late Timothy Patrick Gleason of Burlington and the late Doris White-Gleason of Maysfield.
Pat grew up in Maysfield on the family farm with his brother, the late Tommy Gleason of Tomball and graduated from Yoe High School in Cameron. He married Billie Carlin of Crowley, La. in 1951.
After serving in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, he graduated from Texas A&M with a BS degree in Agricultural Engineering.
Pat and Billie moved to Glendale, Mo. in 1959, where he worked 47 years for Willert Home Products. He retired at the age of 75 as the VP of Sales and Marketing.
He was a member of Mary Queen of Peace Parish and The Knights of Columbus. Pat found joy in all outdoor activities, including hunting, fishing, camping, and golf being his favorite sport. He was a member of the Westborough Country Club for many years.
Pat is survived by his wife of 64 years, Billie; their four children Tim Gleason and wife Peg of Edgewood, Kent., Patti Gleason of St. Louis, Mo., Kelly Gleason and wife Terry of Windsor Colo. and Sallie Nadler and husband Tommy of Odessa, Mo.; 11 grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren.
Pat will best be remembered as a loving husband of 64 years, a caring father, and a true gentleman.
Funeral mass will be held Saturday Sept. 12, at 12 noon at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church. Interment Private. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions preferred to Give Kids a Smile, 340 Mid Rivers Mall Dr, Ste A, St. Peters, Mo. 63376.
Visitation Friday 4-7 p.m. at Bopp Chapel. www.boppchapel.com