NEWPORT NEWS - Donald "Donnie" Reynolds Spencer, 70, a lifelong Peninsula resident passed away Monday, April 20, 2009 surrounded by his family.
He graduated from Newport News High School, the class of 1956, and was a member of the U.S. Army 82nd Airborne Division from 1956-1959. He owned Timberlake Home Improvement for 41 years. He made his home and living in Gloucester for over 28 years, putting his stamp on many homes and businesses throughout the county. He was a charter member of Open Door Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Eunice Spencer.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Nancy T. Spencer; his three daughters, Stacey McKittrick and Susan Waldman of Denver, Colo., and Amy Spencer-Westerkamp of Gloucester; his son, S. Brent Spencer of Richmond; his brother, William L. Spencer Jr.; and his sister, Janet Verrell, both of Newport News; eight grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at Peninsula Memorial Park by the Rev. Clarence Hilling and the Rev. David Ryerse. A reception will follow at Open Door Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Open Door Baptist Church, 14 Deep Creek Rd., NN, VA 23606 or The American Cancer Society
, 11835 Canon Blvd., Suite A-102, NN, VA 23606. Arrangements by Weymouth Funeral Home. View and post condolences on our online guestbook at dailypress.com/guestbooks.