Hugh Edwin Glock

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Dr. Hugh Edwin Glock passed away on Monday evening, Sept. 6, 2021 after a long battle with Parkinsonís disease.

He was born April 25, 1938 in Fort Wayne to Catherine and Maurice Glock.

He was a graduate of Fort Wayne North Side High School (1956), Earlham College (bachelorís degree, 1960 with honors) and Indiana University School of Medicine (Doctor of Medicine, 1964).

Dr. Glock served a rotating internship and general surgery residency at Akron General Hospital from 1964 through 1969. He served as a major in the United States Air Force from 1969 through 1971.

He joined Greencastle Surgical Associates in 1971 and practiced general surgery in Greencastle from then until his retirement in 2003. He was a diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a member of the Indiana State Medical Society, the American Medical Association and the Putnam County Medical Society. He was on the staff of Putnam County Hospital from 1971 until his retirement serving as chief of surgery and two terms as chief of staff.

He was a member of the American Legion. He was also a member of Windy Hill Country Club.

Hugh was a lifetime learner who loved to read. He also enjoyed golf, hunting, fishing, skiing and scuba diving. He held an instrument rating on his pilotís license and frequently flew his plane around the country.

Hugh always had a joke and a kind word to offer. Often described as the ďlife of the party,Ē Hugh entertained with the guitar and banjo.

While in college, Hugh met his first wife, Anne Headley. They were married on Dec. 20, 1959 and had two children, Catherine and Brad. On Nov. 1, 1989 he married Karen Hendricks. They would have been married for 32 years in November.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife, Karen; his daughter, Catherine Bashore (Mark) of Madison, Ohio; his son, Brad Glock (Joan) of Bartlesville, Okla.; and six grandchildren, Ellen, Joe, Meredith, Jimmy, Mae and Matthew. He is also survived by his stepchildren, Darin Hendricks (Kara), Michelle Modlin (Jeff) and Ryan Hendricks (Lindsey); and seven step-grandchildren, Ian, Keegan, Sidney, Makenna, Samantha, Seth and Hattie.

Though his legal residence was in Florida, he maintained a property in Putnam County and lived here part of the year.

Visitation will be at Bittles & Hurt Funeral Home on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 11 a.m. with services to follow at 1 p.m. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery.

Memories may be shared with the family at www.BittlesandHurt.com.