David Rickey Spencer

Published 9:13 pm Thursday, March 1, 2018

David Rickey Spencer passed Feb. 28, 2018, at 7:45 p.m. at the Hospice House in Greenville. He was born Aug. 24, 1951, in Tyrrell County Hospital in Columbia. He is the son of Agnes Agatha Gibbs and Elmer Carl Spencer. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 44 years, E. Merita Lewis–Spencer; one son, Corey Spencer; and much-loved daughter-in-law, Sara.

He is survived by two brothers and one sister: Graham and wife Sharon, of Fairfield, Wanda S. Thigpen and husband Mitchell, of Fountain, and Carl and wife Elaine, of Fairfield; nephews and nieces, Andy Spencer, Sherri S. Cox and husband Kane, Derek Spencer and wife Amber, Melissa S. Sanders and husband Jared, Rachel S. Clark and husband Harry; and great-nieces and -nephews, Michael, River, Trista, Colby, Isaac, Raelynn, Kensley, Benjamin, Aida and Lili.

Honoring his request, there will be no funeral service. Family and friends may feel free to stop by his home Saturday or Sunday.

Many thanks from his family for all of the prayers and love and also to the caring hands that took care of David. The family would also like to thank Bryan Funeral Service.

In lieu of flowers please, makes donations to the North Carolina Cancer Society.

This is the day the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24

Rejoice at the going out and weep at the coming in.

David’s journey hasn’t ended. It’s just beginning. Thank you, God!