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Chester W. Spencer

Monday, February 18, 2008

Chester W. Spencer, 85, Roachdale, died Monday morning.

Born near Roachdale, he was the son of of James C. and Edna Forrest Riddle Spencer.

A U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II, he was a member of Portland Mills Christian Church and a life member of Roachdale VFW. He worked in construction as a carpenter.

He married Alberta E. Cunningham on Sept. 19, 1942 at Danville. She survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Jim Spencer and wife Rita, Rockville, and Jerry Spencer and wife Susan, Columbus, Ohio; daughter Sandra Claycomb, Ladoga; brother Harvey Spencer, Villa Grove, Ill.; sisters Freda Collins, Rockville, and Mary Ruth Nowling and husband Art, Clinton; nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by daughter Beverly Hood, sister Ilene Baxter and brother James William Spencer.

Graveside services with military honors will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Portland Mills Cemetery in Parke County with Rev. John Noland officiating.

Servies and Morgan Funeral Home, Roachdale, is handling arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent to serviesmorgan@tds.net.