SNOW CAMP - Mr. Eugene M. "Gene" Spoon, 79, of 4740 Bass Mountain Road, died on Saturday, April 20, 2013, at the Hospice Home in Burlington.
A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Julia Loy "Judy" Spoon, who survives, and the son of Alfred Banner Spoon Sr. and Hallie Roberson Spoon, both deceased. He was a retired textile employee and was a veteran of the United States Army
. Mr. Spoon was a member of Mount Hermon United Methodist Church and was a former member of the United Methodist Administrative Board. He was a charter member and secretary of the Mountain View Ruritan Club.
In addition to his wife, survivors include one daughter, Tracey S. Johnson and husband Kendall, of Gibsonville; one son, R. Todd Spoon, of Burlington; one sister, Angela S. Burgess and her special friend, Don Staley, of Winston-Salem; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, A. Banner Spoon Jr. and Charles Hunter Spoon.
A funeral service will be held at
11 a.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Mount Hermon United Methodist Church with the Rev. Tom Miller officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. on Monday, April 22, 2013, at the Rich and Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory in Graham and at other times will be at the residence.
Memorials may be made to Mount Hermon United Methodist Church, 4178 Mount Hermon-Rock Creek Road, Graham, NC 27253.
Condolences may be offered at www.richandthompson.com