Wilbur A. Glidden Jr.

CLEARWATER, Fla. – Wilbur A. Glidden Jr. “Willie”, 80, of Clearwater, Fla., formally of Readfield, passed away July 5, 2020.Willie was well-known for never meeting a stranger, telling jokes, racing cars throughout the North East and retired as a driver and auto mechanic. He was a member of various racing clubs and was the former owner of Willie’s Automotive, in Brockton, Mass. Willie was an avid animal lover and a friend to all.He is survived by his children, Brenda Brann (Bruce), Michelle Childress (Henry), Wilbur Glidden III (Kris); significant other, Annie Ulery; siblings, Emmeline Walton, Emery Glidden; grandchildren, Mason Childress, Grace Glidden, Paul Peaslee Jr, Amy Gower; four great-grandchildren; his beloved cat, Shadow.Preceded in death by his parents, Wilbur and Geneva Glidden; sisters, Madeline Townsend and Elaine Witherell.Celebration of life in Maine at a later date. Online condolences may be left at: alifetribute.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to charity of your choice.

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