Glen Edward Starbuck, 66, of Amherst, passed away June 4, 2007 at EMH Regional Medical Center in Elyria following a sudden illness. Born August 19, 1940 in Kenton, he was raised in Amherst and has been his home since 1963. Glen was employed with Star Builders in Amherst for 42 years, retiring in 2000 as a carpenter. He was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Amherst where he enjoyed ushering. A member of the Amherst Fraternal Order of the Eagles Aerie #1442, he served as an officer for over 20 years as well as a member of the ritual team. He loved woodworking and carpentry and in his spare time, he enjoyed bowling, horse shoes, and bean bag toss.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Judy (nee Studd); his sons, Brian of Wellington and Kevin of Lorain; his daughter, Vicki Pijor of Amherst; five grandchildren; his brothers, Bill, Marvin and Dale Starbuck, all of Amherst, Don of Wakeman, and David of California; his sister, Norma Chin of IL.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Mabel (nee Dodds); his brother, Ray in 2000; and sisters, Evelyn Phillip in 1957 and Carol Pongracz in 1977.
Friends may call Thursday from 2 to 4 P.M. and 7 to 9 P.M. at the Hempel Funeral Home, 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst, where the Amherst Eagles Aerie #1442 will perform a memorial service at 7 P.M. Funeral services will be held Friday at 1 P.M. at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 115 Central Dr., Amherst. The Rev. Terrance Adamson, pastor, will officiate. Burial will be in Resthaven Memory Garden, Avon. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 115 Central Dr., Amherst, OH 44001.