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Jack Ivy Spence

Richmond Hill, Georgia

May 30, 1929 – Jan 19, 2021 (Age 91)


May 30, 1929
January 19, 2021
Richmond Hill, Georgia


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Richmond Hill Funeral Home Obituary

Jack I. Spence, age 91, went to be with the Lord this Tuesday, January 19, 2021. Jack was a lifelong resident of Richmond Hill, Ga.  He was a Korean War Veteran and retired from Union Camp (now International Paper) after 47 years of employment.  Jack was an active member of Corinth Baptist Church and previously served as Deacon.  He was a member of the Bryan Masonic Lodge #303.  He enjoyed local community events and supporting Richmond Hill Athletics. 

He is preceded in death by his parents, 8 brothers, and 2 sisters. 

Jack is survived by his wife, June Spence; daughter, Jackie DeLoach (Ricky); grandson, Billy Meadows; granddaughter, Callie DeLoach; and sister, Patricia Watson.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, January 22, at 11:00 A.M. at the Richmond Hill Funeral Home Chapel with visitation one hour prior to the service.

Burial will follow in the Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery.

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In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.

Dear June and family. Danny and I are so very sorry for your loss. Everytime we would see Jack she always had a smile on his face. Always great seeing him in the congregation at church. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Loving Light Dishgarden

Jackie and June, I have so many memories of you all at all kinds of sports ! God Bless you all. Such a kind and living person who will be watching from heaven, still loving and cheering his beautiful family on.

Junie & Family, I was so sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. I only met him a few times but I knew from the beginning he was a sweet & special man. He will certainly be missed by many. Sending you and the family love and prayers. Debbie Hartley

What a wonderful man !
So to hear of his passing. We pray that God will grant each of you an extra measure of grace during this time!

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Sorry we could not be there.
All my love.
Sherry Williams Harrison

June, Bob grew up with Jack and loved him like a brother. After we were married, I remember our many wonderful, happy visits with all of your Family. I miss these times and we will miss Jack. I wish I could be there with you but know my thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Love you

Jack Spence was a fine man. He was my deacon when I moved here many years ago and was always there for my family and I. He will be missed by many but Jesus has a new companion today. God bless the Spence family in this difficult time