Vick Channel

Vick Channel passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at the age of 62. During the 40-plus years of his career Channel worked with several automotive glass companies, including Safelite, Southern States Glass and Libbey Owens Ford before transitioning to the architectural glass side of the industry at Harding Glass. Since then he worked for Gardner Glass Products, Glas-Tech Industries, Summit Glass Coatings, Shape Products and, most recently, Trulite.

Channel is survived by his wife, Lisa Channel, who he was married to for 42 years; daughter, Carissa (Channel) Moening; son, Eric Channel; and eight grandchildren.

“He was loved and respected by many throughout the glass industry. I would like to thank everyone who has reached out to my family in the last few days. Your thoughts, prayers and kind words are sincerely appreciated,” says Eric F. Channel, son of Vick Channel and president and CEO of Global Glass Solutions. “He was deeply loved by his family, friends and co-workers.”

Visitation will be held at the Linnemann Funeral Home in Burlington, Ky., from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday, April 1. The funeral will be held at the same location at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 2.

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