He was a 1961 graduate of Spencer High School and a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran. He retired in 2001 from Ford Motor Company. He was an avid runner and New York Yankee fan and a longtime member of Cleveland Baptist Church.
He was the beloved husband of Nancy (nee Curfman); devoted father of Stacy Armstrong, Sheree Farr (Mark) and the late Terri Ellen; grandfather of seven; brother of Edwin, Paul (Hazel), Lowell (Susie), and the late Lorene Thomas, and Hoyt (Velma); and son of the late Hoyt Ferris Spencer and Mary Eva Bailey.
Visitation will be Sunday, December 2, 2012, from 2 until 6 P.M., at Jardine Funeral Home, 15822 Pearl Road, Strongsville. Funeral Service will be Monday, December 3, 2012, at 10 A.M., at Jardine’s. Interment will be at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.