Arcanum hardware store throws birthday party for 100-year-old employee

Arcanum hardware store throws birthday party for 100-year-old employee

ARCANUM — A 26-year employee of Orme Hardware Store in Arcanum celebrates a birthday this weekend.

Glenn Eley will go to bed tonight 99-years-old and wake up Sunday morning 100.

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Employees of the hardware store threw Eley a party, in attendance was his 90-year-old baby sister.

Eley still drives himself to work three days a week and is a veteran of World War II.

"It's put years to my life...by being active," Eley told News Center 7's Steve Baker.

He has no plans on retiring, either but admits his shoulders, arms and legs are getting a little tired.