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Dr. Glennard D. French

March 11, 1928 ~ April 28, 2020 (age 92)


Dr. Glennard D. French, 92, of Flatwoods passed away April 28, 2020 in Trinity Station Retirement Community.

Dr. French was born March 11, 1928, to the late Ottie Taylor and Emma French in Raceland.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his with Dorothy “Dot” French, whom he married in 1953; two brothers, Randolph and Wallace French; and two sisters, Gustave Hull and Wanda Hackler.

Several years after the passing of Dot, he married Elizabeth Wilson, who had one son, Dr. Frank Wilson.

He served proudly in the United States Army during the Korean War, receiving a Purple Heart award.

Dr. French was a retired Chiropractor; he practiced in Russell for 32 years and belonged to KAC since 1957. He held all offices of the district and was elected 1st VP of KAC in 1977 and President in 1978, chairman of the board in 1979. The highlight of his years as President was getting worker’s compensation coverage.  He was a 1956 graduate of the Palmer Chiropractic College. He retired in 1989; afterwards he enjoyed traveling, going camping, playing golf and square dancing.

He is survived by two sons, Greyling (Paula) French, of Russell, and Darrell (Chris) French, of Richmond, KY; granddaughter, Mandy French (Dan) Baker of Flatwoods; twin great-grandchildren, Lexi and Logan Baker; special friend, Gloria Castle; along with one sister, Phyllis Johnson. 

In lieu of flowers donations are suggested to Community Hospice.

Private graveside services will be in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens.

Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods is caring for arrangements.

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