Glen Scales, 73, of Boonville, passed peacefully with his family by his side on Sunday, June 16, 2019.

Glen was born on Nov. 2, 1945 in Folsomville, the youngest son of Lester and Dora (Hay) Scales.

He completed his 11-year earthly battle against Alzheimer’s. He was a tool and die maker by trade, and his hobbies included bird-watching, camping with the Boy Scouts, travelling with his family, and spoiling grandchildren. Glen was a member of the Gentryville Masonic Lodge #424 and the Chrisney Order of the Eastern Star #357. He was a Deacon and a long-time member of Bethabara General Baptist Church.

Glen was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Leslie and Arthur Scales; three sisters, Thelma Wallace, Delores Gammon, and Ermogene Atkinson; and his in-laws, Rev. Charles and Margie Pillow.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Markeita (Pillow); son, Jason and daughter-in-law, Shannon of Boonville; two granddaughters, Morgan and Brooklyn Scales; three sisters, Barbara Bailey, Shirley Gowen, and Gayle Goedde (Dan) all of Boonville; three brothers, Donnie Scales and Darrell Scales (Sharon) of Boonville, and Jerry Lee Scales (Phyllis) of Ellettsville, Ind.; sister-in-law, Nancy Polston (Ralph) of Shelbyville, Ind.; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Koehler Funeral Home in Boonville with the Rev. Scott Westerman officiating. Burial will be in Folsomville Cemetary in Folsomville.

Friends may call from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at the funeral home and from 9 a.m. until the time of service on Thursday.

Special thanks to the staff at Kindred Hospice for its wonderful care. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethabara G.B. Church in Folsomville.

Friends unable to attend may send a condolence to the family at

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