James Glenn Haigood

Glenn Haigood, 84, of Mart, passed away Sunday, August 14, 2016 at his residence.

Visitation 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Thursday, August 18th at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend Road, in Waco.

Funeral service 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 19th, at Lake Shore Funeral Home followed by a reception hosted by the family. Burial will be at Mart Cemetery later in the day.

Glenn was born July 16, 1932 in Mooreville to Fred and Edna Martin “Gaggie” Haigood. Glenn worked at Texas Coffin Company in Waco for 35 plus years and then at Wise Products in Waco for 25 years. He retired November 30, 2011 having worked for a total of 63 years. He married Kathy Ascher on August 23, 1974.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Edward Haigood, Winchell Haigood, Homer Haigood and Charlie Haigood; and his sisters, Opal Atkins, Frances Hedrick and Letha Mae Holland.
Glenn is survived by his wife of 41 years, Kathy Ascher Haigood of Mart; sons, Douglas G. Haigood and wife, Denise of Waco and Cliff Federwisch and wife, Judy of Lorena; daughter, Debra L. Haigood of Lorena; brother and sister-in-law, Jim Haigood and wife, Pat of Gholson; sister-in-laws, Beverly Haigood of Gholson and Doris Erskine and husband, Joe of Kosse; grandchildren, Courtney Summers and husband, Kyle of Mart and Tyler Federwisch of Great Lakes, Illinois; great-grandson, Bently Kyle Summers of Mart; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials in Glenn’s memory be directed to the Baylor Scott & White McClinton Cancer Center, 150 Hillcrest Medical Blvd, Waco, TX 76712


Contact Information:

Lake Shore Funeral Home & Cremation Services

5201 Steinbeck Bend Dr
Waco, TX 76708
United States (US)
Phone: (254) 752-5900

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708



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Condolence Messages

  1. Ella Lee-Stewart

    Kathy, I am so sorry for the loss of Glenn, wishing you strength for the days ahead, I know how close you were,
    My deepest condolences, prayers and love to you and your family.
    God Bless And Keep You In His Care.

  2. Kathy, our thoughts and prayers are with you for strength , comfort, and peace.
    Much love, Joe & Diana

  3. Cliff, Judy Kathy, and family,

    my condolences on the loss of Glenn, I know he will be missed dearly.

  4. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your daily during this difficult time! Love Jadene and Wayne

  5. Jennifer Finchum

    Kathy and family,
    Condolences on the passing of a great man you called husband, dad, grandfather, and brother. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending love your way!

    Love,
    Jennifer Finchum and family

  6. Kathy and the family,
    I am so sorry for the loss and emptiness you have now since Glenn has left this heavenly earth to be with our Lord. He was such a good and loving man. I always remember the smile he had. Knowing that Glenn is not suffering anymore hopefully brings peace within your hearts. Thoughts and prayers during this time and the days ahead. Peace be with you.

  7. Bill & Judy Dearmore

    Hi Kathy, Judy and I have you in our thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry about Glenn’s passing but we know that he is beside his Father in Heaven. I know you are going to have to gather your strength to get through this but you can do it. We love both of you.

  8. Kathleen Curlee Clancy

    May the PEACE of God fill your heart ! Sincere prayers for your heavy heart, but knowing that God will comfort you and lighten your spirit as you celebrate your life together??

  9. Hi, Kathy. Patsy and I send out our prayers for you and your family. Glenn was a good fighter, He fought this desiese for many years, And never gave up. H
    e was an awesome man. We will miss him as I know you will. He is with Jesus and a new whole body with no pain. We love you all and are praying for you and your family. God bless you all as you go through these trying times

  10. Buddy and Judy Baker

    Kathy….we are so sorry for the loss of your sweet man. He will be missed by so many, especially by our little Bently. Glenn will never be forgotten.

  11. Kathy, words cannot express how sorry I am for the loss of your beloved Glenn. I am so sorry but I just found out or I would have come to his service. Please reach out to me if there is anything I can do for you. Again I am so sorry.

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