July 5, 1922—Dec. 6, 2012
Ed Spicer’s spirit ascended to heaven Dec. 6, 2012. A visitation was held at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home Dec. 9. A memorial service will take place at First Congregational Church in Crossville Dec. 16 at 2 p.m.
He was born to Eula and John Spicer in White Bluff, TN, July 5, 1922. He was a hard and loyal worker and retired from Williams and Co. of Nashville. His life was devoted to the senior citizens of Cumberland County and the First Congregational Church. He was a president of the Exchange Club of Lake Tansi, the state of Tennessee Exchange Club, and also Hospice of Cumberland County.
Ed received many honors, among them being the Book of Golden Deeds recipient for the Lake Tansi Exchange Club and the Tennessee Exchange Club’s Man of the Year. He enjoyed fishing and bird watching. Ed was a loyal and loving husband and his life was his home.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Spicer; daughter, Barbara Arledge of Portland, TN; grandchildren, Robin Martin and Michael Martin; and many other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Eula Pernell Spicer.
Crossville Memorial Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. was in charge of the arrangements.
July 5, 1922—Dec. 6, 2012
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