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LAKE MILTON - Richard D. Spencer Sr., 67, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, July 8, at St. Elizabeth Health Center.

On June 19, 1947, in Parkersburg, W.Va., Ernest and Mary (Phillips) Spencer welcomed the birth of their son, Richard.

Richard was employed by Rockwell International, then at Transco, and ended his employment at Rinker. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a lifetime member of the Mahoning County Coon Hunters Association.

On Sept. 25, 1965, at the Lake Milton Baptist Temple, Richard D. Spencer and Sylvia V. Robinson were united into marriage, and from this union they were blessed with three daughters, Mary, Denise and Barbara; and a son Richard Jr.

Cherished memories of Richard will be carried on by his wife, Sylvia of Lake Milton; daughters Mary (Frank) Zabotsky of Berlin Center, Denise (Jack) Balch of Lake Milton and Barbara (Thomas Winland) Spencer of North Jackson; son Richard D. (Michelle) Spencer Jr. of North Jackson; sisters Maxine (Bob) Fraley of Lake Milton, Linda (Larry) Moran of Newton Falls, Ardenia (James) Gregory of Lake Milton and Gwen Billings of Oregon; brothers Larry (Dorothy) Spencer and Ernie Spencer, both of Deerfield; eight grandchildren; and a great-grandson.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation has taken place.

Arrangements by Borowski Memorial Home Newton Falls.

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“Sorry for your loss. "Dickey" was a good man with a great sense of humor.”

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