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Glenn Edward Staples, age 78

Glenn Edward Staples, 78, of Little Rock AR passed away on Sunday September 3rd, 2023.

Born on April 10, 1945 he was the first of three sons born to O.D. and Mary Virginia Staples. Glenn was a naturally talented athlete excelling in baseball and basketball. Glenn served as student body president of the 1963 class at Little Rock Central High School. He attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where he was a letterman in basketball and a member of Sigma Nu fraternity.

Glenn had a contagious laugh and loved meeting new people. An avid Braves fan and a lifelong Razorback fan, Glenn loved watching and talking about all sports.

He is preceded in death by his wife of 30 years, Martha Gale Staples as well as his parents O.D. and Virginia Staples.

Glenn is survived by his sons Chad, Brady (Leslie) and Trevor (Jamie) Staples. Grandchildren Andrew and Anna Staples, Coby Little, Brooke Trisano, Brady and Sophia Staples and Nolan Staples. Great Grandchildren Jayden and Julian Trisano. Brothers Russell (Brenda) Staples and Scott Staples as well several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements by A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400. Online guestbook available at

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  • Brady K. Staples Posted September 15, 2023 4:29 PM

    Missing you so much, father!

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