Glendel Leon London, 86, of Farwell, Texas passed away on Sunday, May 26, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was born near Farwell on August 31, 1932 to Henry and Maggie London where he lived all his life with the exception of his time in the Army.
Leon graduated from Farwell High School in 1950 and from Eastern New Mexico with a BBA in 1987. Leon served as a MP in Europe during the Koren War. He married Mary Lyn Lee on August 28, 1955.
Leon had three daughters, Patti Ryburn, Gay Goettsch of Farwell and Karen Stringer of Lubbock; three sons-in-law, Mark Ryburn, Carl Dean Goettsch and Rick Stringer and two grandchildren, Krista Stringer of Irving, TX and Christopher Stringer of Lubbock.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother Ronald London and daughter Patti.
He was deacon at the First Baptist Church of Farwell and served in various capacities at the church for many years including Sunday School Superintendent, VBS Director as well as custodian. Leon led a weekly devotional for residence of the Farwell Convalescent Center.
He will be missed by all those who knew and loved home.
A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm, Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at Farwell First Baptist Church with Pat Riley and Russ Ponder. Burial will follow at Farwell Cemetery.
Leon and I grew-up together in the Farwell area. Graduated Farwell High school as classmates in 1950. Leon always excelled in all tasks he undertook as exemplified by his accomplishments in life. He lived life well will be greatly missed by all of us who knew him. Bob Poteet
Bobby S PoteetFairview 75069, TX
To Leon's love ones. Please accept my sincere condolences.Even though I know of no words to rid you of your pain, during this most, difficult time. May, our prayers, help strengthen us and our memories comfort us. At Isaiah 25:8; 26:19 we look forward, to seeing our love ones again as God, lovingly promises.
Alberta W, IL
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We are so sorry for your loss. He was a good man.
Edith Ann and family
Edith Ann Walling~BradleyCLOVIS, NM