Sergeant Glenn A. Andes
Sergeant Glenn A. Andes died July 26, 1998.
Sergeant Andes drowned, while saving the life of his son,
after having been caught in a riptide current. He was vacationing with his family in
Sergeant Andes was in
charge of the Crime Prevention Unit and was a long-time DARE Officer for Rockingham County.
He was a 16
year veteran of the Rockingham County Sheriff's Office. His
unit number, 220, has been
permanently retired. He is survived by his wife,
son, mother, and brothers.
In his honor, the Glenn Andes Youth
Enhancement Fund has been created to help the youth of our community.
Profits from an annual golf tournament went directly to this fund.
This year, scholarships in the amount
of $1000 will be awarded to four high school seniors.
Since 1999, the Glenn Andes Youth Enhancement Fund has
awarded $31,000 in scholarships. The fund has also made
donations to other non-profit organizations that benefit
children, which includes Big Brothers / Big Sisters, Boys
and Girls Club, and Camp Kaleidoscope. These organizations
have received approximately $18,000 from the fund.
The Sheriff would like to thank all of the sponsors,
donors, and participants in all of the past golf