Lloyd Glick


Lloyd H. Glick, 65, of Columbus, formerly of Quincy, Illinois, died at 11:54 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at his home.

Lloyd retired this year from Knapheide Manufacturing in Quincy, where he was president of Truck Equipment, and was formerly employed at Cummins Engine Company for 22 years.

He was a 1969 graduate of Hauser High School, a 1973 graduate of Purdue University, with a degree in Agriculture Engineering, and a 1987 graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Alfred P. Sloan School of Management.

He was a member of First United Methodist Church.

He enjoyed being with family, spending time at the farm, traveling and antiquing with his wife and playing on his tractors.

He was famous for his Christmas lights and decorating and was a fan of Peyton Manning, Drew Brees and Pastor Joel Olsteen.

Mr. Glick was born in Shelbyville December 6, 1950, the son of John W. and Nancy I. Hill Glick.

He married Rhetta J. Hawkins December 16, 1972.

Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Rhetta Glick; a daughter, Brittnay (Scott Friedhoff) Glick of Quincy; his son, Brooks Glick of Indianapolis; granddaughter Mireya Glick; sisters, Lizabeth “Beth” (Bob) Carmichael of Raleigh, North Carolina, and Sandy (Rich Hoffman) Glick of Sawyer, Michigan; and his canine friend, Dexter Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a nephew, John Carmichael.

A celebration of life service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Monday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with Pastor Mark Fisher officiating.

Family and friends may call from 11 a.m. to time of service at the funeral home.

A reception will follow the service at Smith’s Row, 418 Fourth Street in Columbus.

In keeping with Mr. Glick’s wishes, cremation is planned.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Esophageal Cancer Awareness Association or Our Hospice of South Central Indiana.

Online condolences and special memories may be shared with the Glick family at barkesweaverglick.com.