Roger Carlyle Spencer

Published 6:46 pm Friday, July 6, 2018

ZUNI — Roger Carlyle Spencer, 71, passed away on July 3, 2018, in his home.

Roger was born in Chesapeake to the late Wilford and Ruth Ives Spencer, and was predeceased by two brothers, Allen Spencer and Freddie Upton. He was a graduate of Great Bridge High School, an Army veteran and a retired long-distance truck driver. Roger was a member of Purdie Masonic Lodge No. 170 AF & AM and Tucker Swamp Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Audrey Ewell Spencer; two daughters, Sherrie Davis (David) and Linda Smith (Christopher;) one son, Larry Marshall; three sisters, Wanda Taylor (David,) Donna Nicely (Shane) and Millie Davis; three brothers, Mike Spencer, Gary Spencer (Marie) and Wilford Spencer Jr.; five grandchildren, Adam, Andrew and Austin Davis and James and Katie Smith; one great-grandchild, Pasley Smith; and nieces and nephews.

The memorial service with military honors will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, in Tucker Swamp Baptist Church with the Rev. Curtis Faison officiating. Burial will be private.