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Weldon Glenn Breeden, 81, of Refugio, Texas was reunited with his beloved wife, Emma, in Heaven on Feb. 20, 2023. Glenn was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He was affectionately called “Pa” to his grandchildren and many friends from Albany to Refugio.

Glenn was born on July 26, 1941, to James Clifford and Ellen Fay Breeden. He grew up and graduated from Moran High School in Moran, Texas. After graduating, he enlisted in the Army and served four years. He returned to Albany, Texas where he met the love of his life, Emma Lorraine Stovall, and they married on Jan. 17, 1964. They resided in Albany and were happily married for 42 years until her passing on Nov. 23, 2006. Glenn worked in the oilfield most of his life and finally retired in 2018 and moved to Refugio, Texas to be near his son and nephew.

Glenn enjoyed his retirement years fishing, helping with the garden, feeding the birds, spoiling the dog and cat, gambling in Vegas and Coushatta, and playing the lotto.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; and four brothers, Ronnie Dee Breeden, James Earl “Rusty” Breeden, David Ray “Bud” Breeden, and Larry Jay Breeden.

He is survived by his son, Larry Ray Breeden (Patricia) of Refugio, Texas; son, James Breeden (Janet) of Albany, Texas; nephew, Rodger Breeden (Rose) of Woodsboro, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews; his grandchildren, Brittany Breeden (Ryan) of Ingleside, Texas, Courtney Shelton (Colton) of Goliad, Texas, Kayla Herron (Colby) of Albany, Texas and Macie Breeden of Albany, Texas; and great grandchildren, Audrey, Olivia, Alexis, and Nicolas.

Pallbearers are Larry Breeden, Rodger Breeden, Jonathon Flores, Joseph Stovall, Ryan Payne, and Colton Shelton.

Viewing will be Thursday, February 23, 2023 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at Morehart Mortuary in Albany, Texas.  Graveside services will be held on Friday, Feb. 24, at 10:00 a.m. at the Albany Cemetery in Albany, Texas. Special thank you to the Mission Ridge Nursing and Rehab and Hospice of South Texas for the great love and care he received during his illness.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of South Texas, 605 E. Locust Ave., Victoria, Texas 77901-3933, and may be left at Morehart Mortuary. Condolences may be made online at PD

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