January 18, 1941 ~ October 9, 2010

Born in: Atlanta, GA,
Resided in: Candler, NC

Orian Talbert Gloer, Jr. 69, of Candler, died Saturday, September 9, 2010, at his home. A native of Atlanta, GA, he was the son of the late Orian T. Gloer, Sr., and Ima Gene Marlow Gloer and was also preceded in death by a son Brett T. Gloer. Mr. Gloer was a graduate of Georgia Tech with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and worked as a salesman in the telecommunications field. He was a member of the Biltmore Masonic Lodge #446, and the Scottish Rite, Valley of Asheville. His survivors include his wife, Carolina Bengco Gloer, a daughter, April DeCarlo; two sons Bradley A. Gloer and Matthew D. Gloer; and two granddaughters, Carly and Sara Kruger. A Masonic memorial service will be held at Groce Funeral Home, 1401 Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC 28806, at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 13, 2010 with Mr. Jake Cauble officiating. The family requests memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 West Faris Rd., Greenville, SC 29605.

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  1. Our deepest sympathy for you and your family at this trying time. I have nothing but fond memories of Orian. He was a truly unique man among men. I’m sure he is smiling in God’s presence.

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  2. Carol, Matthew and Children,

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. May God bless you and comfort you.

    I am glad that Orian was my friend and to have had the opportunity for us to have shared our lives and stories over the years.

    I will miss him very much.

    Our love,

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  3. Carol & Matt,
    We share your grief in the loss of a great dad. I would have really liked to be there and to see him before he passed. I always loved him and I know he knew that.
    Love,
    April, Carly & Sara

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  4. I just found Orian’s funeral notice on a casual web search. Orian was my frist cousin. I haven’t seen him in many years but I am saddened by his passing. We played together as childern and I have fond memories of our time together in Forest Park. Please accept my condolences. My prayers are for you and your family.

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