DENVER-Mackie James Spencer, 61, passed away at his residence on Aug. 30, 2013.
A native of Gaston County, he was the son of Vivian Melrose Harstin Spencer and the late Carl Henry Spencer.
Mackie was a 18 year veteran, serving in the United States Air Force
and United States Navy
. He was a member of Revival Tabernacle in Stanley.
He is survived by his mother Vivian Spencer of Denver; sisters, Elaine Dyer and husband James of Iron Station, Linda Nixon and husband Jim of Denver; and brother, Carl Spencer and wife Liz of Denver.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his brother, Albert Spencer.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Carothers Funeral Home Chapel in Stanley with Pastor John D. Mayberry officiating.
Interment will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Lincolnton with military honors provided by the Gaston County Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home prior to the service.
Condolences may be made online at www.carothersfuneralhomestanley.com
Carothers Funeral Home, Stanley is serving the Spencer family