Glen Allen Corder

Glen Allen Corder , 63, of Coolidge, formerly of Amarillo, passed away Jan. 15, 2014, at his home. He attended Northcrest Church of Christ in Mexia. Glen, along with his sister, Cynthia Corder-Holmes, gave his life to Christ on June 26, 1959. He graciously donated his body to science; UT Medical Center in Dallas.
A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 18, at Northcrest Church of Christ, with Mr. Shane Alexander and Mr. Mike Clements officiating.
Glen was born Sept. 12, 1950, in Seagraves, to Joel Allen and Carlene Huddleston Corder. He grew up in El Paso,, graduating from Eastwood High School. He later attended and graduated from South Plains College with a degree in drafting.
Glen moved to Amarillo where he worked as a draftsman, surveyor and map maker for 35 years, retiring from Xcel Energies.
He loved fishing, photography and his numerous collections, which included clocks and watches. He also enjoyed traveling, visiting family and exploring historical sites of interest, ranging from the foothills of the Rockies to castles in Germany.
Glen loved life and was a selfless man, willing to help anyone with anything. Most importantly, Glen loved Jesus! It was evident throughout Glen’s life that he walked with Jesus.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Glen is survived by two daughters, Shauna Rankin and Jeatera Corder, both of Amarillo; the loves of his life, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Cynthia Holmes, of Coolidge, and Carla Branch, of Bixby, Okla.; and a number of nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the Berean Children’s Home.
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