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Kenneth Blair Spencer

January 29, 1951 — May 29, 2023

Marion, North Carolina

 

Kenneth Blair Spencer, 72, of Marion, North Carolina, passed away Monday, May 29, 2023 at Mission Hospital McDowell.

 

He was born on January 29, 1951 in Gastonia to the late Charles Lewis Spencer, Jr. and Frances Williams Spencer.

 

Ken was raised in Charlotte, but always considered Marion his true home. He opened Spencer’s Hardware and ran it until 1998. Ken sold real estate and has spent many years with his work family at Superior Walls NC as a salesman. He enjoyed traveling, hiking, reading, and being with family.

 

He is survived by his wife of 24 years and the love of his life, Diane Proctor Spencer; children, Ryan Spencer, Sonni Gay (Robert), Jessi Huskins, Amanda Conley (Jon), and Heather Taylor; grandchildren; Savannah Adkins, Ty Adkins, Rae Spencer, Maizi Huskins, Raelyn Gay, Landon Callahan, Taylor Stockton, Coby Conley, and Gage Conley; and his brothers, Charles Spencer, III of Jacksonville, NC and John Spencer of Kettering, Ohio.

 

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, June 3, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Beam Funeral Service with Rev. Jim Brewer officiating. The family will receive friends from 3:00 until 4:00 p.m.

 

Burial will be Monday, June 5, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at McDowell Memorial Park.

 

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Mercy Fund, c/o Susan Menard 3201 US 221 South, Marion, NC 28752.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Kenneth Blair Spencer, please visit our flower store.

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Saturday, June 3, 2023

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

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