David Leon Spence, age 51, of Springfield, MO passed away at 12:26 p.m. on October 10, 2015 at home.
David was born April 16, 1964 in Torrance, CA. He was the son of Wetzel and Nellie Spence. David was the oldest of four children. David liked being around family and friends. He liked being outdoors, fishing, hunting, riding motor cycles and horses.
David is survived by his mother, Nellie Spence of Simpson, IL; sister, Shirley Spence; brothers, Tinza (Ramona) Spence, Dannie (Patricia) Spence; seven nieces and five nephews, Jonathan, Jason, Valerie, Mary, Tinza Jr, Nellie, Shirley, Melanie, Breanna, Drake, Katherine, Wetzel, April; uncles and aunts, Gene Dixon, Alice (Doyle) Markham, Bill (Betty) Dixon, Patty (Dayle) Morse, Jerry Spence, Ralph Spence, and many cousins.
Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, October 15, 2015 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, Illinois. The service will be conducted by Rev. David Faulkner. Interment will follow the service at Gilead Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 – 8 pm on October 14, 2015 at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to: Disabled American Veterans PO Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH 45250