Mr. Glenn A. Rightsell, 56 of Linden, passed away Friday evening Dec. 28, 2018 in the Emergency Dept. at Franciscan St. Elizabeth Health, Crawfordsville.
Mr. Rightsell was born on April 6, 1962 at Michigan City, the son of "Jack" Ophir Orin Rightsell and Mary Anne (nee: Tollman) Rightsell
He graduated from Isaac C. Elston High School in Michigan City. He married Gloria "Gigi" Egan on July 7, 2007 and she survives. Mr. Rightsell was self-employed in construction owning A-1 Tuckpointing. He attended Harvest Chapel Church in Lafayette and sometimes Liberty Chapel Church in Crawfordsville. Mr. Rightsell loved to collect and fix motorcycles, especially Harley Davidsons, old cars and boats. If it had wheels or floated and was old he wanted it. He loved dogs and his favorite was named Clause. He was known to help anyone and did not did not expect anything in return, he just wanted to help people.
In addition to his wife, survivors include his mother Mary Anne Rightsell of Andrews, N.C.; siblings Jacqueline (Mike) Hanna of Lafayette, Bill (Cari) Rightsell of Valparaiso, Sue (Steve) Jordan of Andrews, N.C.., Jim (Roselle) Rightsell of Valparaiso, Larry (Bebe) Rightsell, of Knoxville, Tenn., Catherine Rightsell of Waynesville, N.C., Jessica (Ben) Rawe of Bridgeton, Mo. and Michael (Amy) Kress of Winchester; step sister Jamie Laurence of Monticello; step brother Bruce Long of Michigan City; his children Jesse (Danielle) Vaught of Otterbein, Crystal (Mark) Morris of Monticello, Kelly Vaught of Linden, Joseph Vaught of Lafayette and Cara (Corey) Koontz of Crawfordsville; 15 grandchildren; one great-grandchild and many brothers-in-laws, sisters-in-laws, nieces and nephews from his wife's family. Mr. Rightsell considered many of his friends to be part of his family also.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5 in the chapel of Solar Baker Funeral Home at 400 Twyckenham Blvd. in Lafayette with Pastor Tom Camp officiating. Burial will follow in the Elmwood Cemetery at Romney. Family and friends may pay their respects from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Jan. 4 at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to Shoemaker Funeral Home, PO Box 455, Waynetown, IN to assist the family with funeral expense.