MANASSAS — Glenn L. Carper, of Manassas, VA passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, August 18, 2020. He was 76.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley Carper, his daughter Erin Carper (David Brown) of Oakland, CA, and his “number one” grandson, Jasper Brown also of Oakland, CA. His siblings A. Bruce Carper of Suffolk, VA and Karen Hudgins of Hallieford, VA, and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and community also survive him.
His parents Marjorie and Homer Carper of Norfolk, VA, Shirley Scott of Virginia Beach, VA, and William S. Fitchett of Virginia Beach, VA precede him in death.
Glenn graduated from Covington High School in 1960. He later attended Ferrum College and Old Dominion University. He met Shirley in Covington and they married in 1966.
In Manassas, Glenn was an active member of his community and volunteering for many years with the Manassas Volunteer Fire Department. He was an avid lover of nature and wild lands, and was part of the volunteer team that transports injured wild animals to the Virginia Wildlife Center.
In keeping with his wishes, Glenn’s body will be cremated. A memorial service will be conducted at a later date. The family requests memorial tributes take the form of contributions to:
The Wildlife Center of Virginia
PO Box 1557
Waynesboro, VA 22980