Gary Wayne Spencer

Published 10:27 pm Monday, May 7, 2018

Gary Wayne Spencer, 75, passed away May 4, 2018. He was born in Evansville, Ind., the son of the late Valorous Leroy Spencer and Jean Yates Spencer. He was a U.S. Navy Vietnam veteran, having served for 21 years. He later went on to work and retire as truck driver. Gary was a lifetime member of the VFW in Jonesboro, Ga., and later in Franklin.

Gary is survived by his daughter, Beverly Hamlin; son, Gregory Spencer; grandchildren, Michael, Jonathan, Dylan and Tyler; brother, James Spencer; nephew, Larry Spencer; and niece, Connie Ballentine.

A graveside memorial service with full military honors will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 10, 2018, at Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery with Chaplain Tim Cormany officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. Condolences may be registered online at


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