Glen R. Densmore, 79

Glen R. Densmore, 79, of Ocean View, Del., passed away on Friday, July 13, 2018. He was born April 30, 1939, in Piedmont, Va., to Vincent and Ada Densmore.

Densmore served in the Delaware Air National Guard for 40 years, retiring in 1999 with the rank of senior master-sergeant. At the time of his death, he was employed at the East Sussex Moose Family Center in Roxana, Del., as administrator.

He was an avid car enthusiast, belonging to several car clubs. He was a man who enjoyed happy-hour and a cold beer with his friends.

Densmore was preceded in death by two sons, Glen R. Densmore Jr. and Robert W. Densmore. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Jean O’Neal Densmore; his grandson, Robert Glen; daughter-in-law, Christine; four sisters, Connie Bromwell, Pat Ertwine, Mary Lader and her husband, Bill, and Sara Boyd and her husband, Dale; and a brother, Jamie Densmore, and his wife, Debbie.

A viewing will be held Monday, July 23, 2018, at 11 a.m., with service at 12:30 p.m., at Melson Funeral Services, 38040 Muddy Neck Rd., Ocean View, Del. Interment with military honors is to follow, at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro, Del. Flowers will be accepted, or memorial donations can be sent to Moose Charities, c/o East Sussex Family Center; 35993 Zion Church Rd.; Frankford, DE 19945. Condolences may be sent online at