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Robert "Bob" Eudean Spencer

March 26, 1930 ~ October 31, 2020 (age 90)

Obituary

Robert "Bob" Eudean Spencer, 90, of Raleigh, died Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Springmoor Retirement Community in Raleigh.

Graveside Services, 2:00 PM, Thursday, November 5, 2020, at Sunset Knoll Cemetery, Ramseur.

Officiating, Rev. Jeff Babajtis.

Robert was a native of Guilford County and a member of Benson Memorial UMC where he was a former Sunday School Teacher and former Lay Leader. He was a graduate and salutatorian of Liberty High School,1948 and received a Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Education Degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Robert was an educator by profession and teacher and principal with Randolph and Forsyth Counties School System for nineteen years. He was formerly employed as Executive Director with the NC Lions Foundation from 1971 to 1995 where he was involved with Camp Dogwood. Among awards bestowed on him were two International President's Awards, Melvin Jones Fellowship and Jack Stickey Fellowship Award - Fifth Progressive. He was elected to Boys State, past president, Raleigh Public Relations Society, past president, Southeastern Region of the American Association of Workers for the Blind, Past Chairperson for the N.C. Human Tissue Advisory Council, past member of the Consumer and Advocacy Committee for the Blind, past secretary of the Conference of Lions Camps of the U.S., past Cabinet secretary/treasurer of District 31-G and served as a 100% Club President, Zone Chairman. Also served as a  District Governor 31-C 1996-1997, and N.C. Lion's Foundation Board of Governors. He was a life member of the National Education Association, N.C. Lions Foundation, and current member of the Raleigh Host Lions Club, District 31-G. Since 1955, he was a former member of the Ramseur, Tabernacle, Twin City, and Lincolnton Lions Clubs, District 31. Robert was also N.C. Lions Foundation State Chairperson for Sight, conservation and services for the Blind Committee 1997-1998 and 1999-2000, N.C. Lions Foundation State Chairperson for Promotions Committee 1997-1998, N.C. Lions Foundation State Chairperson for the Eye Bank Committee 1998-1999. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-four years, Elizabeth "Lib" Lane Spencer, daughter, Beth Elam Spencer, parents, Jesse Lee and Myrtle Baldwin Spencer, sisters, Sarah Harrell, Peggy Spencer, Anna Spencer, Kathryn Spencer, Lib Chatham, brother, Jesse Lee Spencer, Jr.

Survivors: sons, David Spencer and wife, Linda, of Alliance, NC, Kevin Spencer and wife, Charlotte, of Columbia, TN, sister, Betty Craven, of Asheboro, brother, James "Jim" Spencer, of Raleigh, grandchildren, David Spencer, Jr. and wife, Kimmie, Scott Spencer and wife, Courtnee, Caleb Huckelba.

Condolences may be made online at www.loflinfuneralservice.com.

Arrangements by Loflin Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ramseur.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Camp Dogwood, PO Box 39, Sherrills Ford, NC, 28673.

 

 

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Funeral Service


Services

Graveside Service
Thursday
November 5, 2020

2:00 PM
Sunset Knoll Cemetery
519 Coleridge Rd.
Ramseur, NC 27316

Donations

Camp Dogwood
P.O. Box 39, Sherrills Ford NC 28673

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