Glenn Miles Bosley Sr., a retired city Health Department inspector and lifelong Sparks resident, died Sunday of undetermined causes at Greater Baltimore Medical Center. He was 88.
Mr. Bosley was born and raised in Sparks and graduated from Sparks High School in 1937. He earned a bachelor's degree in agriculture from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1941.
He worked as a health inspector for the Baltimore City Health Department for 33 years before retiring in 1989. Earlier, he had worked at Black & Decker Corp. assembling tools.
Mr. Bosley enjoyed working in his flower and vegetable garden. He also liked taking his family on camping trips to the Blue Ridge Mountains, Western Maryland and West Virginia.
His wife of 47 years, the former Lois Daniel, a hairstylist and homemaker, died in 2001.
Mr. Bosley was a longtime member of Bosley United Methodist Church, 14800 Thornton Mill Road, Sparks, where services will be held at 11 a.m. today.
Surviving are a son, Glenn Miles Bosley Jr. of Laurel; a daughter, Sharon D. Bosley of Sparks; three brothers, Donald Bosley of Dallastown, Pa., and Daniel Bosley and Kenneth Bosley, both of Sparks; and three grandchildren.