Son of Merlin Grant Spangler and Ione Marie Amsberry Spangler.
Lived to age 68 years..
Rumored to be adopted?
I found Robert's birth certificate, and don't believe he was adopted. Perhaps that was rumored because of his outcome. Contributed by Jean Wilson #48841367
Known as the Black Widower. Serial Killer.
Staged murders to look like suicide and accidents.
Convicted 23 years after killing first wife and children - serving life sentence. He only served 10 months.
Cause of death - Brain and Lung Cancer.
No longer here!
Married 4 times
First wife of 23 years - Nancy Jane Stahlman Spangler (two children named David and Susan). All murdered.
Second wife of 9 years - Susan Arst Cooper (Divorced). Murdered.
Third wife of 2 years - Donna Rae Marsh Sundling Spangler. Murdered.
Fourth wife of less than a year - Judy Hilty
Victims - Nancy Jane Stahlman Spangler, David A. Spangler, Susan E. Spangler, Donna Rae Marsh Sundling Spangler, Sharon Arst Cooper Spangler, and possibly others in his early years.
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