Edward Glover was born on September 30th, 1949 in Dalzell Sumter, SC. He was the only child of the late Everette W. Glover and Mattie James Glover. He peacefully transitioned to take his eternal rest on March, 25 2020.
Edward, who was also known as "Jael" or simply "Glover" was a graduate of Ebenezer High School, "Class of 1967." After graduation, he left home and moved to Myrtle Beach, SC to live with his cousin, the late Rosetta Glover Jones and her husband, the late Charles W. Jones, who embraced him as their own.
In August of 1969, Edward was drafted to serve in the United States Army. 3 months after being drafted he married Joyce Lewis Glover and just 1 week after marriage Edward had to leave his family to go serve in the Vietnam War. As part of his service he was awarded the Purple Heart and a few other military distinctions. After 2 years of active military duty he returned home and obtained his associates degree in automotive mechanics from Horry Georgetown Technical College. Edward worked in the automotive industry for 2 years and later began his career as a bag drop attendant at Myrtlewood Golf Course where he worked for 26 years until his health declined.
Edward was an active member of Sandy Grove Missionary Baptist Church, where he served as the elevator operator. He mostly enjoyed spending time with family and friends, watching westerns and supporting his favorite football team the Philadelphia Eagles.
To continue on with his name and memory, Edward leaves behind a courageous and strong family: His loving and devoted wife of 50 years, Joyce Lewis Glover. Four (4) children: Jimelle Glover (Pleasant Valley, NY), Santana Glover (Dayton, OH), Jaylin (Tiffany) Glover (Conway, SC), China White (Myrtle Beach, SC)
Eight (8) Grandchildren: Ariel (Antonio)Bellamy "A grandchild who he raised in the home", Santana Glover, Malik Glover, LaQuavia Goss, Keyshon Sarvis, Amari Glover, Autumn Glover and Briceson Glover
Three (3) Great-Grandchildren: Heaven Glover, Trenton Bellamy and Maliyah Glover
His adopted brothers and sisters: Ruby Hudson, Sabrina (Elbert) Chestnut, Jennifer Dennison, Thomas Jones, Sam Jones, Charles (Carol) Bellamy, Joseph (Dorothy) Rice, Cornelius Pratt
One (1) Aunt: Naomi Grant (Greensboro, NC) and Three (3) Uncles: Charles James, Ted James (Greensboro, NC) Herbert Glover (Rembert, SC)
A special cousin: Frank (Betty) James (Lynchburg, SC)
And a host of extended and beloved family and friends.
Private services will be held Sunday, March 29, 2020 at Hillcrest Cemetery. Ocean View Funeral Home, Myrtle Beach Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
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