Glenn Edward Moberly Sr., educator and coach, passes away

 In OIAAA News

Glenn Edward Moberly Sr., 69, of Buford, died Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010 at the Batavia Nursing Care Center.

He was born May 19, 1941 in Buford, the son of the late Lawrence and Harriett Louise Shoemaker Moberly.

Mr. Moberly was a 1959 graduate of Buford High School and a 1966 graduate of Morehead State University. He taught and coached for more than 33 years with his career beginning at Jefferson High School in Adams County. He later moved to the Bright Local Schools and completed his career with 26 years in the Lynchburg-Clay Local School District. He was not only an educator, but also a coach his entire career and was recognized for his efforts by being named and inducted into the Ohio Athletic Director’s Hall of Fame. In addition to his coaching for the schools, he also served as director and coach of the Buford Knothole Association.

He is survived by his wife, Cynthia Shaw Moberly, whom he married June 1, 1968 at the Buford Church of Christ; one daughter, Jeanna Moberly (Danny) Morgan of Hillsboro; three sons, Glenn “JR” (Katie) Moberly Jr. of Hillsboro, James “Jamie” (Serena) Moberly of Pricetown and Jason (Samantha) Moberly of Buford; 13 grandchildren; three brothers, Larry (Erma) Moberly of Lynchburg, Eugene Moberly of Buford and Gerald (Teresa) Moberly of Buford; one sister-in-law, Linda Moberly of Buford; mother-in-law, June Shaw Stephan of Mount Orab; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, David James Moberly; one brother, Ronald Moberly; one nephew, Brandon “Bo” Moberly; and his father-in-law, Earl Shaw.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 27 at the Davis-Turner Funeral Home in Lynchburg. Burial will follow in the Buford Cemetery.

Friends may call Friday from 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation, 644 Linn St., Suite 304, Cincinnati, Ohio 45203; or American Heart Association, 5211 Madison Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45227.

To send condolences to the family, visit www.turnerfuneralhomes.cc.

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