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L. Glenn Trammel Sr.

Little Rock, AR, 1920 - 2010

L GLENN TRAMMEL SR. passed from this life to his heavenly eternal life on Oct. 16, 2010. Glenn was born in the Crystal Hill Community near Hot Springs, Ark., on Jan. 12, 1920 to Robert Lee and Hattie Jane Trammel. He was married to Eva Marie Ross Trammel for 62 years. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, and seven brothers and sisters, Clyde Trammel, Lois Wall, Irene May, Robert M. Trammel, Kenneth Trammel, Zelma Sonalia, and Thelma Collins. He is survived by two sons, Lawrence G. Trammel Jr. and Robert L. Trammel and daughters-in-law Judy Trammel and Patsy Trammel. He is also survived by five grandchildren and their spouses, Lawrence Glenn Trammel III (Sherry), Brent K. Trammel (Jennalee), Jennifer Girka (Nick), Monica Cooper (Gary), and Kevin D. Trammel (Kimberly), along with 12 great-grandchildren. Glenn was a registered professional civil engineer who spent 36 years with the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department, retiring after serving 12 years as assistant chief for roadway design. He held a membership in the American Association of State Highway Officials and was a certified Land Surveyor. During his service at the ASH&T, Glenn worked on the design and construction of many of the interstate highways and major highways in Arkansas. Glenn was an active sportsman and fan. As a young man he played for the Corps of Engineer's fast pitch softball team at Lamar Porter Field. He coached youth baseball teams and influenced many young boys' lives. He was an avid Razorback fan following each sport with much enthusiasm. Glenn was a fifty year-plus member and a past master of the Western Star Lodge #2 and a 32 degree Mason. Glenn was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ for 57 years, serving in several leadership roles. He served 12 years as a volunteer at Baptist Health working with heart by-pass patients. In his later years, Glenn attended Immanuel Baptist Church. Glenn was a very personal individual having many friends from work, church, and other activities in which he participated. He became a resident of Parkway Village in 2008 and made many new friends and renewed old acquaintances. He leaves a legacy of integrity, love for others, and a winning spirit for others to follow. Family visitation will be at Ruebel Funeral Home on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Funeral services will be at Immanuel Baptist Church on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 at 1 p.m. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Immanuel Baptist Relocation Fund, 501 N. Shackleford, Little Rock, Ark., 72211. Arrangements by Ruebel Funeral Home.

Published October 18, 2010

Ruebel Funeral Home
6313 West Markham Street, Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-666-0123