Glynn Ray Bourland

July 28, 1932 - April 9, 2012

Glynn Ray Bourland, age 79, of McKinney, Texas, passed away on April 9, 2012.  He was born July 28, 1932, in Chamberville, Texas, to Ray E. and Irene E. (Chandler) Bourland.  On December 29, 1951, Glynn married Peggy Roberts, in Rockwall, Texas.  Glynn proudly served his country during the Korean War in the United States Army.  He was a member of Northwest Christian Church for over sixty years where he served as a deacon.  He was a devoted husband, dad and pawpaw.

He is survived by his wife, Peggy Bourland; son, Ricky Bourland and wife Sharon; daughter, Gaynell Eastham and husband Billy Jack; grandchildren, Bruce Bourland and wife Nikki, Derek Eastham, Blake Bourland and wife Kim and Brittany Eastham; great-grandchildren, Taylor Eastham, Grace Bourland, Madison Bourland, Jolie Bourland, Brennan Strange, Braylee Strange, and Mason Bourland (arriving soon); sister, Edna Higginbotham.  He is also survived by numerous brothers and sisters in-law, and nieces and nephews.

Glynn is preceded in death by his parents, Ray and Irene Bourland; and two brothers, Lyman and Robert Bourland.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, April 12, 2012, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen, Texas. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in McKinney, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Wednesday evening, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow, Allen, Texas.


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Ricky, I just found out...I am so very sorry for your loss. I know the pain of losing a parent and I pray that your grief will soon turn into sweet memories of your dad. You and your family will be in my prayers. Belinda Huddleston, May 14, 2012 Ricky and Sharon, Hugh and I were so sorry to learn of your loss. You and yours are in our thoughts and prayers. Carolyn McCarley, April 20, 2012 Peggy I have all of you in my heart, and prayers. Glynn was a wonderful person, father and husband.The life the two of you shared was so loving and kind. I know you will miss him but he is in such a better place where the day begins and ends in peace and no pain or sorrow. I have each of you in my prayers. Joanna Copeland- Shropshire, April 17, 2012 I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers lifted for all the family. Denice Burnside Webb, April 14, 2012 Gaynell, we are so sorry for the loss you and your family have suffered as a result of your father's passing. Have faith that he is still with you in spirit. God Bless! Scott and Angela Bell, April 12, 2012 Gay, I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. My thoughts and prayer's are with you and your family. Peace be with you. Carrie Coats, April 12, 2012 Peggy & Family - we are so sorry for your loss. Glynn was such a sweet and kind man. This world lost a true gentleman. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love Amy, Chad & Dylan Powell (your former neighbors) Amy Powell, April 11, 2012 Glynn was a very good husband, father, and grand dad. I know he will be missed. My prayers are with you Peggy, Ricky, and Gaynell. Love you all Cathey Bourland Hartman, April 10, 2012 Glenn always had a smile and he walked the walk and talked the talk of a faithful christian.My heart goes out to his wonderful family. God be with you and comfort you. Aadel Newby, April 10, 2012 Our Love and Prayers to the Bourland families! Ronney and Laura Thompson, April 10, 2012