Thomas Glenn Carley, of Swansea, IL, born in Hoxie, AR, died Thursday, July 23, 2020 at his residence from an extended illness surrounded by his family.
Thomas worked as an engineer for the Alton & Southern Railroad and proudly served his country as a decorated Marine during WW II. He was a popular thoroughbred horse trainer known throughout the Midwest. Among the stakes winning horses, he trained were Missouri Brave, Red Cloud, Bullfrog, Bold Conquest, and Missouri Earl.
He was preceded in death by his:
- Parents: Edward Carley and Elza, nee Batterton, Fierce
- Father and mother-in-law: Steve and Mildred Schranz
Surviving are his:
- Wife: Marilyn, nee Schranz, Carley of Swansea, IL
- 2 sons
- Thomas (Sherry) Carley, II
- Tim Carley
- Other relatives
Memorials: Memorials may be made to St. Augustine of Canterbury, Belleville, IL.
Visitation: Private visitation will be held at St. Augustine of Canterbury in Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Private Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Augustine of Canterbury in Belleville with Monsignor Bill McGhee officiating. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, IL.
Just want to extend our sympathy to Marilyn and family
Carolyn (Weissert) Wottowa (cousin)
Deepest sympathy to Marilyn and her sons.
Jackie and Gale Watson
Prayers and thoughts with Tom’s family. His legacy will live on in all the stories from his fantastic life. I’ve enjoyed hearing every single one of them. RIP Tom.
Our father (Oliver) spoke so fondly of his memories shared with Glen. Sending love and prayers to you Marilyn, Tim, Tom and family.
Oliver & Bonnie Stephens children:
Stephanie, Nicki, Pam & Chuck
Marilyn, sending loving thoughts and prayers to you and Tom and Tim. Remembering Glenn and Ike sharing the love of race horses. Glenn was a special man and much loved by all the family.
My sympathy to Marilyn, Tom, Tim, and all family members. May God comfort your grieving hearts.
So sorry for your loss. It seemed like Glenn made every day count. He always seemed to remember every, person, horse , and ball player, he ever met. We will be praying for your family.
So sorry to hear of your husbands passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Tom and Tim.