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Bobby Gray Spencer

Mr. Bobby Gray Spencer, 74, of Reidsville, NC went home to be with Lord and his family on April 13, 2020 surrounded by his loved ones. A private burial will be held for his close family members at Evergreen Memory Gardens with Pastor Ralph Clayton officiating. A memorial service will take place at a later date. He was born on January 17, 1946 and raised in Rockingham County by his parents, the late Elvin Paul and Catherine Talley Wilson. After graduating Wentworth High School, he continued his education as a U.S. Navy Reservist EM3 where he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal. He completed his electrician apprenticeship and was employed by Lorillard Tobacco Company for 37 years. After he retired, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, golf and his family. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers James “Jim” Spencer, Rodney Spencer, Jerry Wilson; sisters, Shirley Morrison and Yvonne Plyler. Bobby is survived by his wife of 53 years, Patricia Joyner Spencer; children, Kathy Spencer Southard (Sandy), Melissa Ann Spencer (Chris Biggs); grandchildren, Jordan Gray Fagg (Logan), Robbie Southard, and Chelsie Burd (Chris); brothers, Richard Wilson (Kim), Samuel Wilson (Gay), Danny Wilson (Barbara); sisters, Ruby Lee Wilson Tate, Bonnie Wilson Boswell, Deborah “Deb” Wilson Fain (Forrest); /sisters-in-law, Janice Spencer (Jim) and Ruth Spencer (Rodney); in addition to numerous nieces, nephews and loving cousins. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Hospice of Rockingham County and Dr. Edward Hawkins. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.wilkersonfuneral.com

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Lori Johnson May 12 2020 8:23 PM

Known Bobby since school at Wentworth. Bobby was married to a great friend of mine. Sorry for the loss for his family and all who knew him. Prayers for all.

Linda and Bruce O'Daniel May 12 2020 1:21 PM

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Lea Anna Elliott Apr 18 2020 2:33 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Bobby Spencer

Linda and Bruce O'Daniel Apr 17 2020 10:53 PM

Bobby was a wonderful person. He will be deeply missed and never forgotten. My love to Pat, Missy, Kathy, and the entire family. You are all in our prayers. Love Always, Andrea and James Murray

Andrea Murray Apr 17 2020 6:06 PM

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Andrea Murray Apr 17 2020 6:01 PM

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