CHILHOWIE, Tennessee

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I am one of his UF kids . . . one of no doubt countless thousands. He will be in our hearts forever.

I have many fond memories of the years he led the Baptist Campus Ministries at the University of Florida. His booming voice and cheerful smile, big hugs, and wonderful messages at our Thursday night dinners will always be remembered. My prayers are with you now as you miss him and await the day you will see him again. May God bless you.

I so looked forward to Otto's weekly bible studies at the BCU, when I was attending the University of Florida. His faithfulness made an impact on me.

otto baptised me in 1962 at bethel baptist church .hartwell montfort and brother spangler played football at the church ever saturday with about 30 boys.mrs. spangler you have my deepest sympathy on the passing of otto.i wish you and your family Gods speed. sincerly larry smith ,1090 gregory lane , lawrenceburg, kentucky, 502 839 6807.

He was a great friend.

Dear Chuck and family,
1979-1981, your Dad and the Baptist Student Union helped me feel like I had a home away from home while at college. He helped me stay grounded in my faith and surrounded me with many great Christian friends. I loved to go and study, play volleyball pingpong, and fellowship. Mr. Otto was always there for a laugh and encouraging words. I am sure many UF students have fond memories of his ministry. He was a special man!
Praying you have comfort in knowing he is...

Dear Harriet,
We were so sorry to learn that Otto had passed. We will never forget his sense of humor, his friendliness, and his care for all. I (Earlene) will never forget his bounding down the steps from his front door or Maryland Avenue to run the few short blocks to Fairmount Elementary School where he was a "big man on campus" there, as he was at the other schools he attended. Please know that our hearts are with you and the family and that you continue to be in our...

It was an honor to have Otto as a Sunday School teacher as a young adult. He knew the bible and The Lord very well and was a blessing to us all. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Thanks be to God for His unspeakable gifts....Otto being one of those precious gifts of love, service to others and his marvelous humor. Our love and prayers are with you and your family Harriet. We know you will rely upon the God that has served you both so well.


OTTO's Obituaries

SPANGLER, SR, OTTO MAURICE, 77The "Beloved" Reverend Doctor Otto Maurice Spangler, Sr. passed away on August 3, 2013 at the E.T. York Hospice Center in Gainesville, FL. He was 77 years old. He was born on May 31, 1936, in Stuart, VA, the only child of Samuel Maurice Spangler and Iris...

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