James Barton “Bart” Glass, 74, of Stanford, died Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012.
Born in Philadelphia, Pa., he was the son of the late James Edgar and Mary Julia Neely Glass. He was a respected livestock expert and consultant to many Standardbred breeders and both the Kentucky Standardbred and Lexington Selected Sales companies. He was a former president of the Mid-East Region of the American Chianina Association and was very active in the Angus Cattle Association. He raised many award winning cattle including Walbridge Barbara 12, Proud Lassie 649, Walbridge Milestone, Lombard, Walco Kentucky Colonel, Walco Golden Girl, Walco Silhouette and Walco Best Bet, as well as horses including Hesza a Laser, Hez Striking, Metropolitan, Scootin Mercedes, Lady Westgate, Tallulah Belle and many more award-winning cattle and equine.
Survivors include his wife, Jane Glass; three sons, John Daniel “Dan” Glass of Lexington, James Barton (Lia) Glass Jr. of Danville and Barton L. (Barbara) Glass of Hustonville; a sister, Betty Jane (Ralph) Maerz of Fort Myers, Fla.; and six grandchildren, Justus Barton Glass, Joshua Barton Glass, Lauren Jane Glass, James Jordan Glass, Jacob Ryan Glass and Lindsey Faye Glass.
A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home in Danville. Interment will be in the Glass Family Cemetery on their farm.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday preceding the service at Stith Funeral Home.
The family suggests donations to the Christian Harness Horse Association.
An online register is available at www.stithfuneralhome.net.