ALEXIS - Wendell Chester "Chet" Spruill Jr., 71, passed away April 22, 2014.
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He was born in Washington County, son of the late Wendell Chester Spruill Sr. and Mildred Mae Spruill. Mr. Spruill was a member of Alexis Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School for over 30 years, an active deacon, and served on several committees.
He was a former member of the Mount Holly Rotary Club and Stanley Lions Club. He was the owner of Spruill Chevrolet in Mount Holly for 20 years.
He is survived by his loving wife of almost 50 years Helen Tripp Spruill; one son, Wendell Chester Spruill III and wife Crystal of Hickory; one daughter, Leigh Ann Hager and husband David of Stanley; six grandchildren, Kristin Gary and husband Darik, Parker Spruill, Jacob Spruill, Zach Hager, Jade and Gwynith Brooks; one great-grandchild, Bennett Gary.
A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Spruill will be held 3 p.m. Friday April 25, 2014, at the Alexis Baptist Church with Dr. Sandy Marks officiating.
Interment will be at the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Lincoln County, 107 North Cedar Street, Lincolnton, NC 28092 or to the Gideon Bible Fund,
Alexis Bap-tist Church, PO Box 39, Alexis, North Carolina 28006.
Condolence messages may be sent to the family at www.woodlawnfuneral.org.
Woodlawn Funeral Home in Mount Holly, NC is serving the family.
Woodlawn Funeral Home
375 Woodlawn Avenue
Mount Holly, NC 28120
Published in Gaston Gazette on Apr. 24, 2014