Funeral services for Mr. Melvin Spencer, 83, of Livingston, were conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 20, 2021, from Holly Springs Church of Christ with Bro. Bruce Mullinix officiating. Burial followed in Holly Springs Cemetery.
Melvin passed from this life Wednesday afternoon, November 17, 2021, from Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
He loved his family, going fishing, gardening, and farming. Melvin always enjoyed being outdoors, going to flea markets, and spending time with his grandchildren.
Born September 29, 1938, in Beattyville, KY, he was the son of the late Zephren and Clara Johnson Spencer.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Spencer was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Mae Spencer; and several brothers.
Mr. Spencer leaves behind two sons, Michael Spencer of Arizona City, AZ and Jerry Spencer and wife Cindy of Plymouth, IN; three daughters, Debbie Payne and husband Arthur of Hudson, MI, Kathy Spencer of Livingston, and Joyce Goad and husband Timothy of Allardt; 13 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and two sisters, Arthella Newton of Kentucky and Gail Spencer of Ohio.
Pallbearers were John Maxfield, Justin Payne, Ryan Payne, Artie Payne, Hector Payne, and Gaven Brown.
Special care provided by Speck Funeral Home. (C)