YORKTOWN, VA - Richard Aaron Spencer, 76, passed away on Thursday September 19, 2013. He was native of Edenton, NC. and a Yorktown resident for 38 years. He was preceded in death by his parents Ray and Elizabeth Spencer and a sister Betty S. Bulger. He is survived by his wife Harriette and three daughters and their husbands Elizabeth S. Vollmecke (Martin) of Bubenreuth, Germany, Catherine S. Patton (Charlie) and Christine S. Hepner (Aaron) both of York County; a brother, Frank W. Spencer and his wife Sandra of Carrollton, and a sister, Shirley S. Burt and her husband James of Hampton; 6 grandchildren, Florian, Lea, Andrew, Trisha, Britney and Hayley, and 7 nieces and nephews. He was an active member of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Yorktown, Va. A funeral mass will be held Tuesday, September 24, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. by Father Mike Joly followed by burial at Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Monday from 7:00 to 8:00 PM in Amory Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the building fund of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 315 Harris Grove Lane, Yorktown, Va. 23692.