Glenn Ray Denslow, 62, of Ada, was born Dec. 21, 1954, at 10:30 p.m. in Ada to Jesse and Helen Denslow. Glenn passed away at Mercy Hospital on Aug. 5, 2017, at 12:51 a.m. after a year-long illness.

Glenn Ray Denslow, 62, of Ada, was born Dec. 21, 1954, at 10:30 p.m. in Ada to Jesse and Helen Denslow. Glenn passed away at Mercy Hospital on Aug. 5, 2017, at 12:51 a.m. after a year-long illness.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 9, at Smith-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel with Lance Huntsman and Bob Thompson officiating. Interment will follow at Rosedale Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday, Aug. 8, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Glenn graduated from Stonewall High School in 1973. He attended East Central University and earned a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in education. He worked for 26 years managing grocery stores across central Oklahoma. Following his time in the grocery industry, Glenn became self-employed for 23 years as a food concessionaire. He ran his own food company, operating as “Mr Tater Cater” and “Uncommonly Good Food,” serving food at festivals and fairs across Oklahoma and north Texas. He helped provide food for charity causes like the Raindance benefit concert and local Vacation Bible School. He loved to cook and many thousands of people have tasted his food.

On Nov. 22, 1993, he married his loving wife LaDawna in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

They made their home in Shawnee and later Ada but loved to travel and covered many parts of the United States.

He is survived by: his wife LaDawna of the home, one son Wayne of the home, parents Jesse and Helen Denslow of Ada, his brother and his wife Keith and Jennifer Denlsow of Talala, uncle Clarence Rothell of Ada, his grandchildren Brittany, Cameron, and Destanie, and his two great-grandkids Keighton and Korbin and many Aunts, Uncles, and cousins and lifelong friends.

He is preceded in death by his son Michael.

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