Glenn Allen Olinger

Published 3:44 pm Monday, June 13, 2022

Glenn Allen Olinger, Hampton, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 11, 2022. He was born on August 10, 1948, the third son of Luther Ernest and Beulah (Barker) Olinger.
Glenn graduated from Lynn View High School in Kingsport. He lived his life in the Tri-Cities area and had lived in Hampton and fished in Watauga Lake for the last 25 years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Jerry, and his sister-in-law, Mary Lee Olinger. He was also preceded by his mother-in-law, Louisa (#3) Whitehead, and father-in-law, Robert Whitehead.
Glenn retired from Fluor as a carpenter foreman and had enjoyed 11 years of retirement.
Glenn is survived by his wife, Jean; one brother, Ray Olinger; a niece, Lisa (Eric) Stidham; a grand niece, Abby Stidham; a grand nephew, Nathan Stidham; one step-son, Dusty (Lisa) Mercer; one granddaughter, Haleigh Jean Mercer; and his pup, Saltydog. Glenn had many wonderful friends and in-laws, Denise (Ken) Potter, Darrell (Judy) Whitehead and Mesha Whitehead.
Per Glenn’s request there will be no formal services. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Condolences to the family may be sent to our website,
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Olinger family.

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