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Obituary for Ernest Red Spencer Jr.
ERNEST "RED" SPENCER, Jr., 74, of Lyndon, IL, died Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling, IL. Red was born October 5, 1940, in Dixon, IL to Ernest E. and Alveretta M. (Keep) Spencer. He was educated in the Rockford, IL grade schools and attended Milledgeville High School in Milledgeville, IL. He married Olive Jeanette Jones on December 10, 1960 in Morrison, IL. She died on February 22, 2012. Red worked for Engineered Roofing in Sterling. He enjoyed golfing and was a member of the Prophets Hill Country Club in Prophetstown, IL. He also enjoyed fishing and playing cards. Red was an avid Green Bay Packers and St. Louis Cardinals Fan. He loved to spend a lot of time in Wisconsin, at his cabin. Survivors include one daughter, Shari Kaufman of Morrison, IL; three sons, Barry (Jodi) Spencer of Sterling, IL, Gary Spencer of Lyndon, IL, and Shawn (April) Spencer of Dixon, IL; ten grandchildren; three great grandchildren; one sister, Mrs. Sandy Reed of Machesney Park, IL and a daughter-in-law, Dallas Spencer. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Jeanette; one son, Brandy Spencer.
PRIVATE FAMILY GRAVESIDE SERVICE: OFFICIATING: Pastor Rita Wolf - Retired PastorMEMORIAL VISITATION: 4:00 " 7:00 PM Saturday, October, 18, 2014 at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT: Grove Hill Cemetery " Morrison, IL