Glenn Springer

Obituary of Glenn "Grizz" Springer

Mr. Glenn “Grizz” Springer, age 70 of Portland, Tennessee passed away on Monday, June 13th, 2022 at Tri Star Portland ER. Mr. Springer was born on July 6, 1951 in Memphis, Tennessee to the late James Bennett Springer and Betty Frances Springer.

Mr. Springer spent 14 years with the Department of Forestry for the State of Tennessee and retired from NES after 27 years of service.

Mr. Springer is survived by daughter, Rae (Greg) Fleming; grandchildren, Delaney Fleming and Calem Fleming; brothers, Bruce (Roberta) Springer, Don (Patsy) Springer, and Alan Springer; sister-in-laws, Linda (Glenn) Riggs and Sheila Cantrell; nephews, Randy (Courtney) Springer, James (Molly) Springer and Jeremy (Erin) Riggs; nieces, Bridget (CB) Bagshaw and Bryanna Cantrell; great nieces and nephews, Maggie, Emmitt, Sara, Alyssa, Lil’ CB, Reese, and Reagan.

Along with his parents, Mr. Springer was preceded in death by his wife, Theresa Springer; brother, Mike Springer.

A private family memorial service will be held at Old Brush Cemetery at a later date.


Arrangements by Sellars Family Heritage at Portland, 610 N. Broadway Street, Portland, TN 37148. (615)325-5010, obit line (615)325-9725. Online condolences can now be made at 

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