Donald M. 'Don' Spence

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Donald M. 'Don' Spence

February 01, 1940 - September 10, 2018

Donald M. "Don" Spence, 78, Kokomo, passed away at 10:33 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, at his home. He was born Feb. 1, 1940, in Galveston, son of the late Donald F. and Vera O. (Young) Spence. On May 3, 1959, he married Judy A. Baber, who survives.
Don was a 1958 graduate of Galveston High School and had attended Indiana University Kokomo. He worked for McCoy's Grocery Store from 1955 to 1966. Don then retired from Delco Electronics as a general supervisor after 38 years of service. Being an avid hunter, Don and his two sons loved to hunt every year at Thanksgiving time together. Don enjoyed camping with his family and wintering in Florida.
Along with his wife, Judy, Don is also survived by his children, Christine (Gerald) Phegley, Dennis Spence, Gregory (Melissa) Spence, and Catherine (Chris) Krieger; 16 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; brother, Gregory Kent Spence; sisters-in-law, Sue Spence and Joyce (Calvin) Myers; and several nieces and nephews.
Don was preceded in death by his parents and niece, Karen Nichols.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St., Russiaville, with Joyce Brooks officiating. Burial will follow in Galveston Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made in Don's memory to Stout & Son Funeral Home to assist the family with final expenses. Messages of condolences may be left online at www.stoutandson.com.
Published on September 12, 2018
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Johnny Angel
Sep 17, 2018
I'm sorry to hear about Don. May his rewards be great and comfort to his family and friends. Delco / 890
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Tom Godby
Sep 16, 2018
My condolences to Don's family. Don and I worked together at Delco for several years in the 70's. He was a dedicated employee and a good Delco friend. God Bless.
Myron & Lynda Pickering
Sep 13, 2018
So sorry to hear about Don.We worked with Don at Delco (870 & 890)several yrs. Please accept our
condolences.