Glynn Coleman – Hometown Hero Award
Glynn Coleman was raised in Gibson County, TN and enlisted in the Air Force at the age of 17. Glynn spent time in various parts of the county before going to Paris, France at the end of WWII where he stayed for nine months. After the war was over, Glynn returned to the states and earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Arts from Mary State College in Kentucky. After graduation he landed a job with Orange County High School, teaching Industrial Arts. Glynn met Betty Dofflemoyer, a lifelong resident of Orange County who worked as a secretary for a lawyer based out of Richmond. Later the couple married and had one son, David. After 5 years of teaching at the high school,l Glynn left teaching and began working for Virginia Metal Products for the following 13 years. The couple has been married for nearly 70 years and have enjoyed camping and spending time with family and friends. They are members of Orange Baptist Church and reside at Dogwood Village Senior Living.
The Hometown Hero award was given to Mr. Coleman based on his service to his country and community.
Pictured is Glynn and Betty Coleman along with Patty Talley, Director of Customer and Community Relations of Dogwood Village as he receives his award and a 500 dollar check provided by Alcova Mortgage