Duggan, Glenn F.

Korean War Veteran Loved Southern Gospel Music

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Glenn F. Duggan, age 90of Hixson, passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019.  Glenn was born in Soddy to the late Clarence and Della Duggan. 

Glenn served our country in the United State Navy during the Korean War. 

Glenn was a devout Christian, who attended Dallas Bay Baptist Church.  He loved to sing, especially Southern Gospel, and directed the choir at Falling Water Church of God for several years.  Glenn retired from Combustion Engineering with over 32 years of service and, after his retirement, he worked as a part-time associate with Chattanooga Funeral Home.  

He was preceded in death by brother, Ross Duggan; sisters, Dixie Donaldson, Evelyn Rose, Barbara Laymon, Mildred Varner, Clarice Smith and Naomi Varnes. 

Glenn is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mary Duggan; two sons, Clifton Duggan and Dr. Ken (Marilyn) Duggan; grandchildren, Jason and Christopher Duggan, Adam Duggan and Andy Duggan; great grandsons, Elijah and Graeme; great granddaughter, Lila Pearl Duggan; sister, Inez Smith and many nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, August 12, and 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home.

A Celebration of Glenn’s life will follow at 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, at the North Chapel with Rev. Ken Young and Rev. Rick Smith officiating.  Burial will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery with military honors.

A special thank you to Avalon Hospice for their wonderful care and support and At Home Complete Care for their loving care and assistance.   

Memorial contributions may be made in Glenn’s name to Dallas Bay Baptist Church, 8305 Daisy Dallas Road, Hixson, TN 37343 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or www.stjude.org/memorial

Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.  Please share your thoughts and memories atwww.chattanooganorthchapel.com


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