Charles Edgar “Ed” Flowers, 88, of Glasgow, died Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 at Glenview Health and Rehab Center.

Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 3 at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.

A native of Pickett County, Tennessee he was a son of the late James Garfield Flowers and Mary Opal Goldsmith Flowers. He was a retired tool and die maker at Ford Motor Co. and was a retired Staff Sergeant having served a combined total of 41 years with the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force.

Survivors include four children, Charles “Chuck” Flowers II, Patty Glover and husband Tim, Roy Flowers and wife Deborah, and Chris Flowers and wife Kristy; three brothers, Dale Flowers, David Flowers, and Gary Flowers; three sisters, Rose, Violet, and Linda; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Ray; and two sisters, Lillie and Daisy.

Arrangements entrusted to the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home in Glasgow.