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Glenn Lee McCann, died unexpectedly Saturday, August 26, 2017 in Irving, Texas from a heart attack. He was 82 years old.

Glenn was born the third of five sons on October 28, 1934 in Big Springs, Texas to George Floyd and Ora Mae McCann in a motel on the way to California. In his youth, he worked horses and helped his dad on the farm. He graduated from Loraine High School in 1954 where he played football as defensive back for the Loraine Bulldogs. He married his high school sweetheart and first wife Barbara Homsley just one week before graduation.

Glenn started his first business building custom travel trailers and campers in the 1960's before earning his license in air conditioning and refrigeration. He went on to open Beltline Restaurant Equipment, a business that he successfully ran for over forty years. He was a self-made man that owed his success to the sweat of his brow, the strength of his hands, a sharp wit, and a savvy mind.

A lifelong member of the Masonic Lodge, Glenn raised through the ranks to the Sublime degree of a Master Mason, 32nd degree.

Known as Pawdaddy to his nine grandchildren Jake Little, Tobe McCann, April Clark, Crystal Douglas, Josh Little, Calvin Coughenour, Ben Coughenour, Garrett Lee Barnes, and Logan Wheathly Barnes and his eight great grandchildren Audrey Clark, Riley Little, Caitlyn McCann, Carter McCann, Lilly Little, Anson Clark, Sampson McCann, and Eli Little.

His Family knew him as someone that could always be counted on when it really mattered, a man of his word. Glenn helped mentor many young entrepreneurs build successful business, often seeing potential were others did not.

Glenn had a passion for fishing and boating and could be found at his boat, hanging out on Lake Lewisville during downtime. He often said that it was the only place he could truly relax and didn't even have to worry about the kind of fish at the end of his line. He enjoyed many kinds of music from country, to big band. Some of his favorite movies and tv shows were old westerns especially those including John Wayne.

He loved flowers, a passion he shared with his late wife. Their backyard was always filled with blooms creating an oasis where he enjoyed feeding the birds and squirrels, and watching them play.

Glenn was known as a quiet man of few words, never the less when he did speak, they always carried both intention and substance.

Glenn is survived by his daughters Elizabeth Janette McCann, Teena Jean Ray, Melinda Lee Coughenour, and Lara Rae Tilson, step children Larry Landis, Peggy Whatley, and Joe Landis and his longtime friend, companion, and business partner Peggy Ann Tilson. He is preceded in death by his wife of 44 years Gladys Lorraine McCann his brothers George Floyd McCann JR., Willard McCann, Gerald McCann, and Robert McCann and granddaughter Crystal Lynn Douglas.

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