Obituary of Glenn Isaac

Glenn Galen Isaac, 86, resident of Ft. Scott, KS, died on Friday, June 12, 2020, at Country Place Assisted Living.

He was born to Glenn Charles Isaac and Thelma Charlaine Weathers Isaac in Kansas City, KS, on August 11, 1933.

Galen married Iva Jean Isaac, and they were blessed with six children. He later married Shirley Ann Isaac on March 22, 1985.

Galen graduated from Elsmore High School in 1951, where he was salutatorian of his class. After high school, he briefly worked in Ohio on a pipeline construction job before being drafted in 1956.

While in the Army, he served in Japan.

He spent most of his working career owning and operating his own trucking company. From 1987 to 1994, he served as an instructor in the Driver Transportation Program at FSCC. Then he moved to Texas to work with his eldest son in his cabinet building company. In 1999, he returned to Kansas to retire, but he occasionally helped his middle son with his landscaping business and transporting cars for Shephard Team Auto Plaza. He enjoyed driving the open highway and visiting with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Galen is survived by two sisters, Priscilla Sellers, Ft. Scott, and Miriam and Forest Tennant, West Covina, CA; five children, Steve and Kimberly (Isaac) Irby, Holiday Island, AR, Randall and Kelly (Isaac) Goss of Jasper, AR, Barry and Frankie Isaac, Pittsburg, KS, Mike and Tammy (Isaac) Townsend, Fort Scott, and Cody Isaac, Mission, KS; 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Galen was preceded in death by his father and mother, his brother Eldon Isaac, his wife Shirley Isaac, and one son Randall Isaac.

Private family burial will take place in Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Care to Share and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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