Jerry L. Spence, age 79, of Medway, Ohio passed away on July 18, 2020. Born March 7, 1941 in Portsmouth, OH, he was a son of the late Andrew H. and Edna A. Spence. In addition to his parents, his loving wife, Julie, a sister, Wilma Lewis, and brothers Glenn, Marvin, Dale and Ronnie Spence, preceded him in death.
He is survived by his daughter, Heather Ann Lewis of Dayton; grandchildren Jasmine, Taylor, Anthony, and Jaylyn; his sister Judy Lyons of Springfield, OH; and his dear companion Marilyn Smith who took good care of Jerry during his illness.
Jerry retired as a truck driver from Consolidated Freight. Jerry’s greatest pastime was playing golf with his buddies, taking quite a few golf trips to Florida and various other locations. He also enjoyed sitting on his deck and visiting his friends at AmVets Post 148. He enjoyed his Tecumseh Classmates of 1959 luncheons. He and Marilyn enjoyed several trips together.
Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. in Evergreen Cemetery, S. High Street, St. Paris, Ohio. Atkins-Shively Funeral Home, St. Paris, Ohio is serving the family.
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