In Memoriam: Glenn Lord Essay

(1931 — 2011)


Glenn Lord passed away on December 31, 2011. He was born on November 17, 1931 to the union of LeRoy and Lurline Lord in Pelican, LA.  Glenn served his country dutifully during the Korean War.  He retired from Champion Paper. He was also famous in own right as literary agent for Robert E. Howard.  He is preceded in death by his parents.  Glenn is survived by his wife of 54 years, Lou Ann and son, James Lord and wife Lynn and daughter, Glenda Felkner and husband Andy.  He is further survived by four grandchildren, Stephen Cupples, Alan Nabors, Danielle Smith and Ryan Smith.  Glenn was a member of Spirit Life Church of God. Reverend LeRoy Butts will officiate services and final interment will be at Rosewood Memorial Park with honors well deserved.

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Funeral Details:

Glenn’s funeral was held on Thursday, January 5 at 10:00 am, at the Rosewood Funeral Home, 3939 Pasadena Boulevard, Pasadena, Texas 77503. A viewing was held on Wednesday evening from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Glenn was buried at Rosewood Memorial Park Cemetery, 2602 S. Houston Avenue, Humble, Texas 77396.

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Links to Tributes and Remembrances on the TGR Blog

Glenn Lord: The Flame of Howard Fandom by Damon C. Sasser

Glenn Lord in Print by Damon C. Sasser

A Rambling Reminisence by Rob Roehm

Remembering My Friend and Mentor, Glenn Lord by Patrice Louinet

Painting a Portrait of Glenn Lord by Barbara Barrett

“With Honors Well Deserved” by Damon C. Sasser

“Gone but not Forgotten” by Damon C. Sasser

Semper Fidelis: Remembering a Fallen Marine and His Granddad by Damon C. Sasser

The Legacy of Glenn Lord: REH’s Life’s Work Preserved for Posterity by Damon C. Sasser

      Listen to an Interview with Glenn Lord

 Links to Other Online Tributes

Thoughts About Glenn Lord by Mark Finn

Glenn Lord — 1931 — 2011 by Dennis McHaney

The First Scholar Passes by Al Harron

Glenn Lord, 1931 — 2011 by James Reasoner

Glenn Lord, Nov. 17, 1931 — Dec. 31, 2011 by Barbara Barrett and John O’Neill

RIP Glenn Lord by Keith West

Glenn Lord, The Greatest Howard Fan, 1931 — 2011 by Al Harron

Glenn Lord 1931 — 2011 by Dave Hardy

Obituary: Glenn Lord by Steven Silver

Glenn Lord (1931 — 2011) at Locus Online

Two-Gun Bob: Into the West by Don Herron

Godspeed, Glenn Lord by Brian Murphy

Glenn Lord, Howardian Herald 1931 — 2011 by Chris Gruber

On the Passing of Glenn Lord by Frank Coffman

Glenn Lord the Man Who was My Footprints by David Houston

Robert E. Howard scholar and publisher, Glenn Lord, dies from BFS Website

Glenn Lord: 1931 — 2011 by Patrice Louinet (in French)

He was Our Great and Gracious Friend by Bill Cavalier

Read “The Writing Game,” an article by Glenn Lord

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