- September 17, 1928 - August 10, 2012
- Mesquite, Texas
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SPENCER, ALTON LEON Leon Spencer was born September 17, 1928 in Eustace, Texas. He passed away in Grapevine, Texas on August 10, 2012 at the age of 83.
Leon is survived by children, Pat Spencer Wilson, Jerry Spencer and Charles Spencer; brother, Earl Spencer and wife Berniece. He is survived by 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Leon is also survived by brothers-in-law, Troy Edwards and wife Sue, Don Edwards and wife Margaret.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Cloma Edwards Spencer, his father Omar J. Spencer, his mother Lonie Young Spencer, sister Shirley Spencer Gardner, sister, Virginia Spencer, brother Edward Spencer.
Leon was a member of Casa View Baptist Church. He had resided in Grapevine the last couple of years. He was retired from the Dallas Independent School District and had previously worked 15 years for Safeway.
His children remember him as a dedicated father and grandfather. He taught them strong life skills and instilled love of family in them. His example of excellent work ethics and Christian values will always remain with them.
Services will be held at 10:00am Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at Wildwood Chapel.