Glenn Kenneth Shriver, Jr.

May 21, 1942 ~ September 23, 2021 (age 79)


Glenn Kenneth Shriver, Jr. of Clarksburg, MD went home to be with the Lord at the age of 79, on Thursday, September 23, 2021. Born May 21, 1942 in Takoma Park, he was the son of the late Glenn (Sr.) and Eleanor E. (Cort) Shriver.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Carolyn Beall Shriver, four children, Sarah Shriver of Ijamsville, Carrie Shriver Perini (Rodney), Glenn “Kenny” Shriver, III and Susan Shriver all of Clarksburg, along with four grandchildren Samantha Shriver, Eddie Burtt III, Anthony Perini and Jenna Perini. He is also survived by brothers Paul Shriver (Carolyn), Steven Shriver (Donna), sister-in-law Sandra Greear, brother-in-law Barry Beall (Melissa) and brother-in-law Bob Pickett (Elizabeth) as well as many nieces and nephews.

Glenn graduated from BCC High School (Bethesda, MD) in 1960 and Erskine College (Due West, SC) in 1965. In 1966, he enlisted in the Army and fought in Vietnam.

In 1969, Glenn met the love of his life, Carolyn, while working at the National Bureau of Standards, now known as NIST. In the late 1970’s, he went to work for the Department of Energy, retiring in December 2000.

Glenn especially enjoyed time at his home in Merritt Island, FL. and visiting Myrtle Beach, SC. He loved history, tinkering on cars, working on his many lists and was Mr. Fix-it. Glenn loved talking to and spending time with his brothers (Paul and Steve-all known as “Brother”). He loved his family fiercely.

Along with his parents, he is predeceased by his in-laws John C. and Ruth W. Beall and Rudell C. Beall, brother-in-law Jack Beall, sister-in-law Pat Pickett, niece Elizabeth Shriver and nephew Nathan Pickett.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Bethesda United Methodist Church, 11901 Bethesda Church Rd, Damascus, MD on Saturday, October 2, 2021, with visitation from 10-11 a.m. and service at 11. Face masks are required. Afterward, there will be a luncheon in the Fellowship Hall. Interment will be Monday, October 4, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Mountain View Cemetery, 5114 Harney Road, Taneytown, MD.

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Visitation Times
October 2, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Bethesda United Methodist Church
11900 Bethesda Church Road
Damascus, Md. 20872

Celebration of Life Service
October 2, 2021

11:00 AM
Bethesda United Methodist Church
11900 Bethesda Church Road
Damascus, Md. 20872

No Services At The Funeral Home

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