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Charles R. SpurrierCharles R. âChuckâ Spurrier, 99, of Richmond, passed away early on Wednesday, March 1, at Reid Health.
He was born in Jonesville, Virginia on November 30, 1917 to Enos Bird and Rebecca Jane Ely Spurrier. He had lived in Wayne County since 1943. He farmed in the Fountain City area and was a tool maker at Alcoa, retiring in 1981. He enjoyed raising his horses and tending his vegetable gardens. He was a member of Whitewater Masonic Lodge #159 and Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of Indianapolis. For 27 years, he and his wife, Mary Jayne, enjoyed spending the winter months at their home in Sebring, Florida.
Mr. Spurrier will be missed by his wife of 48 years, the former Mary Jayne Griffith, who he married on June 29, 1968; his children, Chuck (Judy) Spurrier, Becky (Steve Moore) Wogoman, Brenda (Chuck) Feaster, Ron (Sherry) Spurrier; Mary Janeâs children, Terry (Lynn) Hastings, Carolyn (Marvin) Himelick, Nancy Geier, 24 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, 18 great-great-grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.
Mr. Spurrier was preceded in death by his parents, grandson, Scott Feaster; son-in-law, Danny Wogoman, three sisters and seven brothers.
Pastor David Anderson will conduct a funeral ceremony at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 4 at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US Hwy 27, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Earlham Cemetery.
Family and friends may gather from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, March 3, at the funeral home. Whitewater Lodge #159 will deliver Masonic Rites at 7:00 p.m.
Memorial contributions are encouraged for the American Cancer Society, 5635 West 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278 or online at www.donate.cancer.org or the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, Midwest Affiliate, 208 S. LaSalle St., Suite 1500 Chicago, IL 60604-1242 .
I just wanted to let you know my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. I enjoyed the many talks and conversations me and Chuck had. He had a great sense of humor and will be missed.
Gretchen Smith(Arbor Trace) Mar 3 2017 12:00 AM
Chuck will be greatly missed by Robert and I. He was a very good friend, neighbor and
landlord to us. We have farmed for Chuck and Mary Jane about 25 years. People used to
tell us we would only last one year because Chuck was hard to get along with. We never
had a bad word between us. We are so sorry for your loss. Linda Souther
Robert & Linda Souther Mar 3 2017 12:00 AM
Brenda, Beck, Ronnie and Chuck:
I was so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. I so wish that I could be at the services, however I have another obligation that I can't get out of. Please accept our sincere condolences. We are praying for the whole Spurrier Family. Love you.
Charlotte & John Ferguson Mar 3 2017 12:00 AM