Edgar Fritz Glock, Jr.
Edgar Fritz Glock Jr., 77, passed away in his home in Pacific, MO surrounded by family and friends, on December 25, 2016.
Ed, also known as Fritz, was born on August 30, 1939, in St. Louis, MO to parents Edgar Glock, Sr. and Mildred Whitlock. Ed, Owner/Architect/Masonry Consultant for Glock Architecture LLC and previously the executive director of the Masonry Institute of St. Louis and specification consultant for Word Association, Inc. was an active architect, consultant, project manager, and educator. He was a member of the St. Louis Chapters of CSI and AIA. Ed was an avid camper and outdoorsman, spending many years as a Boy Scout Leader, participating in French Indian War Reenactments, Arnold Gun Club, and Single Action Shooting Society. Ed is known for being an unbelievable host and cook. It is said there is no meal he couldn’t cook in a dutch oven over a fire.
Ed leaves behind his wife, Susan McCormick Glock; his four children, daughter Gretchen and her husband, Shawn Teague, Springfield, MO; daughter Erika and her husband, David Devine, Marion, IN; sons, Karl, St. Louis and Kurt, St. Louis; his stepsons, Michael Kirk and his wife Peggy, Desoto; and Joe Kirk and his wife, Nichole, Troy, Il. Ed is also the proud grandfather of Lily, Zachary, Charlie, Greta, Olive, Kacie, Gabe, Caleb, and Isaac. He is also survived by his brother, Leonard Glock and his wife Jean Glock, Cedar Hill; his best doggy friend, Abby; a large extended family; and hundreds of admiring friends. Preceding him in passing are his first wife, Eleanor Roland; his brother, Kenneth Glock; granddaughter, Haley Stevens.
A joyous celebration of the life of Edgar Fritz Glock, Jr. will be held on Friday, December 30 at 3 pm at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 9 South Bompart, Webster Groves, Missouri 63119 with a reception immediately following the memorial service in the Fellowship Hall.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to The Haley Stevens Fine Arts Scholarship at the Foundation for Springfield Public Schools, 1131 Boonville, Springfield, MO 65802 or http://www.supportsps.org/
Ed’s bright and energetic life is an inspiration to everyone who knew him. He is loved and missed, and will always be cherished as a husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend. “Laissez les bons temps rouler!”