Robert Spencer Sr.|
Robert J. Spencer, Sr., 83, of Fairmont City, Ill., born Jan. 9, 1932, died Saturday, November 14, 2015, at Gateway Regional Hospital, Granite City, Ill.
Robert was a graduate of Central Catholic High School in East St. Louis, Ill. He worked for Hunter Packing Co. in East St. Louis for 30 years, and Purolator Courier Service. Robert was an avid St. Louis Blues fan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alex and Sophie, nee Marks, Spencer; his brother, Albert Spencer, Sr.; and his sisters-in-law, Leona Spencer and Joyce Robinson.
Surviving are his wife, Joan M.. nee Bruske, Spencer; his children, Robert J. (Paula) Spencer, Jr. of Silvis, Ill., Diane (Wayne) Horner of Fairmont City, Ill., and Terrance Spencer of Fairmont City, Ill.; his grandchildren, Lindsey Spencer of Hoffman Estates, Ill. and Kelly Spencer of Columbus, Ohio; and a special Goddaughter, Debbie Greer of Collinsville, Ill. Also surviving are nieces, nephews and cousins.
Memorials may be made to the Spencer family.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at: www.kasslyfuneral.com.
Visitation: Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 18, 2015, at Kassly Mortuary, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, November 18, 2015, at Kassly Mortuary Chapel, Fairview Heights, Ill. Interment will be in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, Ill.
Fairview Heights, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Nov. 17, 2015