On October 3, 1954, Mr. Glenn Moton was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, to
Norma Jean Vance and Leonard Charles Moton. Born a fraternal twin, Glenn
was the second oldest of five children borm to this union. Glenn grew up in
Cincinnati, but at an early age, he, along with his family, relocated to South
Florida. He was a product of Miami-Dade County Public School, and
graduated from Dorsey Skills Center in 1972,
Having the desire to serve his country, Glenn joined the United States Navy
immediately following high school. He served diligently and bravely from
1972 to 1975. Having self-taught culinary skills, Glenn worked as a Chef
while in the military. He was well-known for his delicious meals.
When Glenn returned to Miami, he continued his education and enrolled into
Miami-Dade Community College. While at Miami Dade, he met a lovely
young woman named Shelreba Hudson. It was an immediate attraction and
love at first sight. Glenn and Shelreba married in 1978 and shared a
wonderful life together. Four beautiful children were born to this union.
Glenn continued his education at Barry University to increase his knowledge
and skills in the medical field. These skills became quite valuable later in his
Professionally, Glenn had many jobs. In 1982, he went to the Broward County
Fire Academy. While in the academy, Glenn volunteered with the department.
In 1987, Glenn joined the Miami-Dade County Fire Department. He was an
outstanding Firefighter and received multiple commendations for his work.
He retired in 2014.
Glenn was a true believer in Christ! He was a member of Church of God in
Christ, under the leadership of Pastor Freddie Dikes for several years and
became an ordained minister to preach the Gospel in the early 1980s.
Peaching was truly his calling. He enjoyed preaching and teaching the word
In his free time Glenn enjoyed his many hobbies such as scuba diving, playing
the saxophone, going skiing, swimming and was pursuing his pilot license.
Let’s not forget cooking; he was an amazing cook who could prepare just
about anything. He also enjoyed spending time with friends at the VFW Post,
mixing and mingling with other Veterans.
Today as we remember Glenn, we remember a fun-loving man who loved
God, his wife and his family. He was known as a ‘people person’ who never
met a stranger. If you ever met him, you would never forget him. He made an
indelible mark on the lives of many…a mark that will serve as our lasting
memories as we move forward each day without him.
On June 19, 2021, Glenn Moton departed this life. His parents Leonard
Charles Moton and Norma Jean Vance preceded him in death. He leaves many
loving memories to his children: Shondrell Moton, Trelany Moton, Darrell
Moton, LaToya Moton (Anthony) Branford and Demetrius Moton; siblings:
his twin Glenda Moton Yvonne Moton Debhie (Christonher) McCray and
- Shondrell Moton
- Peaceful Zion Missionary Baptist Church
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Peaceful Zion Missionary Baptist Church
2400 NW 68 Street
- 07/03/2021 at 12:00 PM
- Lauderdale Memorial Park
2001 SW 4th Avenue
Ft. Lauderdale, Florida