James (Jim) Spears
Gamaliel - James (Jim) Anton Spears, 86, of Gamaliel Arkansas, passed away on April 1, 2021, in Springfield, MO. He was born on June 18, 1934, to the late William Daniel and Sylvia (Lee) Spears in Stoddard, WI.
Jim served in the United States Army from November 1954 to August of 1956. He married the love of his life, Virginia Choate, on August 19, 1961. Jim was an avid reader and a Kansas City Chiefs fan. He enjoyed fishing and boating but what he enjoyed the most was spending time with his family. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He leaves behind his loving wife, Virginia Choate Spears; one son, David Spears (Diana Gravitch); one daughter, Teresa Easley (Thomas); five grandchildren: Ryan, Lauren, Kobey, Jimmy and Elliot and by several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Michael Spears; one brother, Bob Spears and one sister, Sally Lewis.
There will be no services at this time.
Arrangements are under the direction of Roller Funeral Home. For online condolences please visit our online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/mtnhome
Published by Baxter Bulletin from Apr. 3 to Apr. 5, 2021.