Marion F. Spencer, age 92 of Lima, died at 1:30 a.m., Saturday, September 15, 2018 at his residence.
He was born January 31, 1926 in Hardin County, Ohio; to the late Walter Ray and Bernice Irene Lantz Spencer. On November 17, 1950 he married Regina M. Brown who died May 17, 2015.
Mr. Spencer retired in 1982 from Warren Swazey and was a member of St. Gerard Catholic Church. He was a World War II, U. S. Army Air Corp Veteran .
He is survived by 4 sons – David A. Spencer of IN; William T. (Rita) Spencer of Lima; Joseph E. Spencer of Lima; Gregory L. (Annie) Spencer of Utah; 3 daughters – Joan M. (David) Centeno of Lima; Elizabeth A. (Doug) Miller of Bluffton; Patricia J. Gootee of Spencerville; 21 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren; 3 brothers – Carl H. (Rhea) Spencer of Harrod; Scott (Polly) Spencer of Lafayette; Robert (Beverly) Spencerville of Alger; a sister – Mary Lou Dotson of FL.
He was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law – Mary Spencer and 3 sisters – Nancy Bowerman, Doris Dotson, Caroline Spencer.
A private family celebration will be held at a later date. Burial of his cremated remains will be in Gethsemani Cemetery.