Aust, Glen Kelly

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Glen Kelly Aust, born on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 1925, passed away Friday, June 3, 2016, after a lengthy illness and is now with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He was the son of the late Walter D. Aust and Annie Garwood Aust.

Also preceded in death were his sisters, Blanche Nance (Glen) and Lucille Blackburn (Schuler); brothers, Ed Aust and Roy Aust (Christine); nephew, James E. Aust Jr. (Jimmy); and son-in-law, Michael P. Weeks.

Surviving is his wife of 71 years, Peggy White Aust; son, Richard and wife, Betty Aust, of Midlothian Va.; daughter, Patricia Inez Aust of Pulaski; grandchildren and spouses, Kelly and Mike Rose of Powhatan, Va., Emily and Walter Kimpel and Rich and Kelly Aust both of Midlothian, Va., Matthew and Amity Beasley of Jacksonville, Fla., and Meredith and Chris Crookshanks of Willis, Va.; great-grandchildren, Ava and Michael Rose, Ridgeley, Riley and Reid Kimpel, Bodie and London Aust, and Robert Allen Crookshanks; and several surviving are cousins and many nieces and nephews.

Glen graduated from Pulaski High School 1943. Upon graduation he enlisted in the United States Navy where he attended Officers Training School. After serving his country Glen returned to Pulaski to assist his father in the Grocery Store business. Glen eventually opened his own grocery business and Aust Fuel. He later in life established Home Safety Consultant Inc. HSC was a smoke and fire alarm business. This business contributed to helping save 45 homes and the occupants of these homes. Glen later developed HSC into a reseller of parts to the United States Military. Glen was an Elder and Clerk of Session at Anderson Memorial Presbyterian Church and taught the Men’s Sunday School Class for 60 years. He was also elected as a General Assembly Representative of the Abingdon Presbytery. He proudly and faithfully served his hometown of Pulaski with 22½ years as member of the Town Council. He chaired over the Police and Fire Departments for many years. He was a member for over 32 years in the Masonic Phyorigas 239, a Shriner and member of the Eastern Star.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 5, 2016, held at Stevens Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. from Stevens Funeral Home with the Rev. Dwight Haynes officiating. A Masonic Funeral Service will be held following the visitation at the funeral home and a Military Service be held on Monday after the funeral at the Dublin Veterans Cemetery by Pulaski VFW Post #1184.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to The Daily Bread, at First Presbyterian Church in Pulaski, Va., P.O. Box 824 Pulaski, VA 24301; or Anderson Memorial Presbyterian Church.

Special thanks to Advanced Home Health Care, New River Internal Medicine, Highland Ridge Rehab, Lewis Gale Pulaski ER and Hospital, Medi Home Hospice, Pulaski Rehab, Remsi and First Call Ambulance, family, friends and Patricia’s Massage Clients and especially to Dr. Knarr for the many years of taking care of Glen.

Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.