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Phillip J. Glass Jr.


Butch passed away, Saturday, January 13, 2024, in Grand Blanc.

He was born June 4, 1964, in Grand Rapids, the son of Phillip and Sandra (Bueche) Glass. He graduated from Martin High School in 1982 and worked in construction.

Butch was very handy and enjoyed fixing and building things and running his bobcat. He liked working on cars and racing at the Kalamazoo Speedway.

Butch was happiest when relaxing in his yard with his dog, Sammy and visiting with his father. On November 4, 2000, he married Melinda Hall who survives.

Also surviving are his daughter who was his pride and joy, Victoria (Jesse James Roe) Glass of Plainwell; his father, Phillip; sister, Terri (Denny) Ricketson of Caledonia; step-siblings, Shannon Jones, Rickie (Meghan) Jones, Sissy (Mike) White and Joey (Stacy) Jones; aunts, Shirley (John) Kelly and Sharon Cook; mother-in-law, Nancy Hall; sisters-in-law, Wendy (Tim) Graves and Sandy (David) LaFountaine; nieces and nephews, Ryan (Megan), Staci (Nate),Troy (Elizabeth), Kristen, Lauren (Matthew) and Macey (Adrianna); great-nephews, Easton, Colton, Jaxson and Carson; a great niece on the way; his nephew who was like a son, Logan Schiero and Hannah Zwart who was like a daughter.

He was preceded in death by his mother; sister, Dawn Glass; stepmother, Sharon Glass; father-in-law, Jerry Hall and brother-in-law, Dean Hall.

Friends may visit with Butch’s family from 1-3 PM and 5-8 PM, Friday, January 19, 2024, at God’s Will Gospel Center, 1770 Jefferson Rd, Otsego, where a funeral service will take place at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, January 20, 2024, with Pastor Matthew Noble officiating.

Burial will take place at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, January 23, 2024 at Elmwood Cemetery in Wayland.

Contributions in memory of Butch may be made to the American Diabetes Association. 

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