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William Roy Spence
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Birth: Jun. 23, 1914
Death: Nov. 7, 2002

William Roy Spence, 88, passed away Thursday, November 7, 2002 at Nash General Hospital. He was born June 23, 1914, in Pasquotank County, NC, son of the late Willie D. and Emma Dillon Spence. Bill was a WWII Navy veteran. He was a charter member of Lakeside Baptist Church. He was also a 32nd degree Mason and a Shriner (Queen City Lodge #602). Bill retired from Eli Lilly Drug Co., as a detail pharmaceutical representative, and was later employed as a pharmacist with Raper Drug Co.
He leaves to cherish his memories, his loving wife of 10 years, Alberta Roemer Spence; his children, Bill Spence and wife, Janie, of Raleigh, Betty Laughinghouse and husband, Ed, of Sparta, and Lynn Beattie and husband, Chuck, of Seven Lakes; and his grandchildren, Jason Spence and wife, Becky, of Greensboro, Stephen Spence of Waynesville, Jacquelyn Beattie of Boone, and Steven Beattie of Seven Lakes.
Memorial services will be held Saturday, November 9, 2002, at 11 a.m. at Lakeside Baptist Church. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lakeside Baptist Church, 1501 Sunset Avenue, Rocky Mount, NC 27804, or to Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders, Assoc., Inc., 919 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL, 60611-1676.
Arrangements are entrusted to Bowling Funeral Home & Crematory, 661 English Road, Rocky Mount, NC 27804.


Rocky Mount Telegram (NC) - Friday, November 8, 2002
(c) 2002 Cox Newspapers, Inc. - Rocky Mount Telegram




North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000
about William Roy Spence
Name: William Roy Spence
Date of Birth: 23 Jun 1914
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birth County: Pasquotank
Parent1 Name: Willie D Spence
Parent2 Name: Emma Gertrude Dillon


North Carolina Death Collection, 1908-2004
about William Roy Spence
Name: William Roy Spence
Gender: Male
Race: White
Hispanic Origin: Non-Hispanic
Marital Status: Married
Social Security Number:
Father's Last Name: Spence
Age: 88 Years
Date of Birth: 23 Jun 1914
Birth County: Pasquotank
Birth State: North Carolina
Residence City: Rocky Mount
Residence County: Nash
Residence State: North Carolina
Residence Zip Code: 27803
Education: 4 years of college
Date of Death: 7 Nov 2002
Death City: Rocky Mount
Death County: Nash
Death State: North Carolina 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William D. Spence (1870 - 1957)
  Emma Gertrude Dillion Spence (1875 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Ives Spence (1914 - 1991)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Haywood Spence (1896 - 1952)*
  Lillian Lee Spence Corprew (1898 - 1960)*
  Wilbert Lenton Spence (1903 - 1969)*
  Melvin Earl Spence (1905 - 1997)*
  Beatrice Spence Vaughan (1907 - 2004)*
  Leneve Spence Kay (1911 - 2001)*
  William Roy Spence (1914 - 2002)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
LT MSCR USNR
 
Burial:
Rocky Mount Memorial Park
Rocky Mount
Nash County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Helen Sharpe
Record added: May 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53068016
William Roy Spence
Added by: Helen Sharpe
 
William Roy Spence
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- Helen Sharpe
 Added: Jun. 4, 2010
Thank you for your service
- Helen Sharpe
 Added: Jun. 4, 2010
 
 
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