Sherman L. Glover, a 65-year resident of California and a 17-year resident of Yucca Valley, died from a stroke at the Kindred Hospital Rancho in Rancho Cucamonga on April 29, 2019. He was 83 years old.
The son of James and Amanda Glover, Sherman was born Feb. 20, 1936, in Nelson, Kentucky.
He lived in Kentucky until his enlistment into the Marine Corps in 1953 and was stationed at Camp Pendleton.
He served during the Korean War. His service ended in 1957.
Sherman married and had two daughters, Janet and Lori.
He worked at various jobs and was a truck driver when his first marriage ended.
In October 1968, Sherman and Jean were married. They were married for 51 years.
Sherman worked as a heavy equipment operator for 20 years and retired in 1990.
In 2002 Sherman and Jean moved from Orange County to Yucca Valley.
Sherman loved music and started playing guitar at the age of 8. He heard about Open Mic at Pappy and Harriet’s and the Joshua Tree Saloon. He gave it a try and he was hooked. Sherman made many new friends and always enjoyed playing with them. He played Open Mic until his death.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Amanda Glover, his sister Lucille McElfresh and his stepson, Fred L. Turner.
He is survived by his wife, Jean Glover, of Yucca Valley; his brother, James Glover, of Antioch, Tennessee; his sisters Patti Keith, of Vinegrove, Kentucky, Mona Hill, of Louisville, Kentucky, and Kay Shepard, of Louisville, Kentucky; his daughters, Lori Latimer, of Salem, Oregon, and Janet Hataway, of Spokane, Washington; and his daughter-in-Law, Pam Turner, of Yucca Valley.
Sherman is also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
Sherman’s service was held at Wiefels and Son in Yucca Valley and he was interned at Rose Hills Cemetery in Whittier.