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Kenneth R. Spencer

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Retired from Northern Arizona University
Kenneth R. Spencer, 78, of Alamogordo, went home to be with his Lord and Savior and his wife, Marlys J. Spencer, on Sunday morning, Sept. 14, 2008. Kenneth was saved and followed the Lord in believer's baptism on Oct. 22, 2006, at Faith Baptist Church in Alamogordo.
Kenneth was born Aug. 5, 1930, in Pontiac, Mich., to Kenneth and Minnie Louis (Collins) Spencer. He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict, and retired as a mechanic and maintenance supervisor from Northern Arizona University.
Survivors include his children, Kevin Spencer and his wife, Florence, of Alamogordo, and Kandy Powers and her husband, Dennis, of New York; and two grandchildren, Kristina Marie and Kayla Rheanne Spencer, of Alamogordo.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Maryls, in 2006.
He will be missed by his family and numerous friends, especially John and Ruth Curtis, of Tucson, Ariz., and Brett Thomas, of Camp Verde, Ariz.
A memorial service will be conducted today at 2 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church with Pastor Jeff Hodges officiating.
He will be laid to rest at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix on Friday, Sept. 19, 2008, at 2 p.m. with military honors to be provided by the Army.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Hamilton-O'Dell Funeral Home.
Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Missions Fund at Faith Baptist Church, 203 Alamo St., Alamogordo, NM 88310.

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Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Sept. 16 to Sept. 30, 2008
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