Andrew Stephen Spooner Andrew Stephen Spooner, 91, of Charlottesville, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 19, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. Born on September 17, 1921, in Wilmington, North Carolina, he was the son of the late Victoria Kuntz Spooner and Antonio Spooner. He was also predeceased by both his first wife, Jeanne Spooner, and his second wife, Ruby Spooner; a son, Andrew W. Spooner; and all six of his siblings, Joe and Steve Spooner, Rose Doherty, and Clem, Bill and Violet Cmela. Andrew S. Spooner served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II in the Guadalcanal Campaign. He worked for many years as a salesman and finished his career at Sears as a tire salesman. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather who loved helping other people Survivors include his son, Michael Spooner and his wife, Ava; daughter; Sharon Garth and her husband, Dave; stepson, Gerald F. Arbogast and his wife, Ann; stepson, Ben Arbogast and his wife, Sandy; and stepdaughter, Sue Hash and her husband, Steve; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and many other loving family members and friends. A memorial service with military honors will be held 3 p.m. Friday, August 23, 2013, at Hill and Wood Funeral Chapel with Chaplain David Flack officiating. Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 24, 2013, at Church of our Saviour with the Reverend David Stoddart officiating. Special thanks to Dad's six wonderful caregivers for their love, care, and devotion over the past few years, especially Ann Arbogast and Joni Pannell. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Parkway, Suite 300, Charlottesville, VA 22911; www.hopva.org
or to a charity of your choice. Friends may send condolences to his family at www.hilland wood.com
This obituary was originally published in the Daily Progress.