February 7, 1945 – May 10, 2022
Mr. Ronald Jerome Glass, Sr., 77, passed away (got his wings) on May 10, 2022 at Southside Regional Medical Center. Ronald was born on February 7, 1945 in New York City, NY. He was raised in Petersburg, VA, by his parents, William Jerome Glass and Evelyn Glass Harvey. He was baptized at Oak Street A. M. E. Zion Church.
He graduated from Peabody High School 1963, where he was in the marching band and track. After graduation he attended Virginia State College where he met and married Harriet Brooks Glass. From that union they had two sons, Ronald Jr. and Reginald.
Ronald worked at Brown & Williamson Tobacco Company with 20 years and later retiring from Walmart after 25 years.
He was predeceased by his parents, William and Evelyn. Survivors are sons, Ronald Jr. (Julia) of Atlantic City, NJ, and Reginald (Shawn) of Brentwood, MD; grandchildren, Rhasan and Julia Marie; step-grandchildren, Katia, Kevin, Kendall and Malori; sister, Gloria Glass Tucker of Richmond, VA; niece and nephews, Tiffany, Marcus and Danon Tucker all of Richmond, VA; and a host of great nieces, great nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Ronald was an avid fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers (MLB) and the Washington Commanders (NFL).
Services will be held 1:00 P.M., Saturday, May 21, 2022 at the Chapel of J. M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA, Elder James Clarke, eulogist.
J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA, (804) 732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.