Glen West

Glen West, 74, was born Nov. 12, 1942, in Burnet, and left this physical world, March 17, 2017.

Glen married Elaine Kerwin West on Jan.25, 1969, and loved her throughout her life. Glen was blessed to have Patsy Davidson as his companion and best friend for the past ten years.

Glen loved coaching football and teaching at Thorndale High School where he was the defensive coordinator for three football State Championships and assistant coach for one baseball State Championship. He raised, showed and judged Registered Longhorn Cattle and loved being outdoors.  He also loved to write poetry.

Glen served our country in the United States Army before graduating from the University of Texas, Austin.

Glen was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine; parents, Charley and Eleanor West; and brother, Billy “Rusty” West.

Glen is survived by his best friend, Patsy Davidson; sister, Linda Bible and husband Gary; children, Courtney Hislop and husband Greg, Tina Byrne and husband Daniel, and Sam West and wife Stormy. 

Glen’s pride and joy were his grandchildren, Katie O’Brien, Ryan Hislop, Lainey Byrne, Nick Apodaca, Alexis Apodaca, Jared Hislop, Lauren Hislop and Eric Hislop; and his great-grandson, Vincent Apodaca.

Visitation will be Wednesday, March 22, 2017, from 5-8 p.m. at Condra Funeral Home in Taylor.  Services will be held Thursday, March 23, 2017, at 10 a.m. at Condra Funeral Home. Burial following at Liberty Hill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Send to Thorndale High School Attn:  Jenny Dickerson, 300 N. Main St. Thorndale, Texas  76577. Make checks to Thorndale High School  Memo:  Coach West Memorial Scholarship or drop off at the high school by May 5, 2017, or the South Texas Longhorn Association Scholarship fund.                                                           

Arrangements under the direction of Condra Funeral Home, Taylor.