Lewis R. Spencer

December 17, 2012

ANTWERP, N.Y.    Lewis R. Spencer, 64, Antwerp, passed away Monday morning, Dec. 17, at Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.

Born July 12, 1948, in Cape Vincent, the son of Reginald and Mildred Carter Spencer, he attended school in Cape Vincent and graduated from General Brown High School.

Lewis worked for VanTassel Moving and Storage until he became disabled. 

He married Laura L. Jobson on Aug. 14, 1993, in Watertown.  The couple lived in Watertown, Philadelphia and recently moved to Antwerp.  

He was an avid NASCAR fan.

Surviving are his wife, Laura; his children: Vicki Spencer, address unknown, Gregory Spencer, Nevada, Angela Spencer, Watertown, Preston Spencer, Adams, and Tia Spencer, Watertown; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Anna Grossnickel, Parish, Grant Spencer, Florida, Linda Stitt, Webster, Richard Spencer, Parish, Robert Gamble, Altmire, and Larry Spencer, Dexter.

A son, Lewis Spencer the 2nd, and four brothers, Ronald Spencer, James Spencer, Daniel Spencer and Roy Gamble, all died before him.

Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at Johnson Funeral Home, Dexter, with Rev. Gail Parsons officiating. Calling hours will be 1 to 3 p.m. Friday prior to the service.  

Donations may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County 1398 Gotham Street Road, Watertown, N.Y. 13634


Information provided by Johnson Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.