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Funeral Ceremony: 1 p.m. Monday, October 5, 2020, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora
Interment: Oskaloosa Cemetery
Visitation: 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home
Van Terry Spicer, age 74, of Louisville, Illinois, passed away Thursday afternoon, October 1, 2020, at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.
He was born April 20, 1946, in Effingham, Illinois, the son of Dewitt and Evelyn (Tolliver) Spicer. He was united in marriage to Ruth Hockman on June 19, 1968, at Oak Mound Christian Church and together they have shared 52 wedding anniversaries.
Terry worked at World Color Press in Effingham. He was a member of the Louisville Christian Church and enjoyed playing cards, history, race cars, traveling, and spending time with his family as well as his favorite dog, “Scooter.” An accomplished guitarist, he played lead in several southern rock and country bands in the area.
Terry is survived by his wife: Ruth Spicer; a son: Phillip (Ericka) Spicer; a grandson: Dustin Spicer; a brother: Darrell Spicer; a sister-in-law: Fern Krutsinger; and a brother-in-law: Bob Anderson.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A funeral ceremony will be held 1 p.m. Monday, October 5, 2020, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora. Interment will follow in Oskaloosa Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home. Memorial donations are suggested to Clay County Animal Rescue & Shelter (CCARS) and will be accepted through the funeral home. To share a memory or condolence visit: www.frankandbright.com
Ruth, I’m so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Sympathy is extended to Ruth and Family. Sorry for Your Loss.
Our thoughts & prayers go out to the family. May God comfort you in this time of need.
So sorry for your loss Ruth.
Terry was a dear friend and camping buddy will miss him.
We share in your loss and will miss him terribly. Love you all.
So very sorry to hear about Terry. He was a good man! Our sympathy to the family and especially Ruthie! Hugs!!
I’m so sorry for your loss Ruthie. You have been prayed for and will continue.
So very sorry for your loss, will miss his smile.7
Thinking of you Ruth so sorry for your loss
So sorry for your family,he was a good man!!
Sending prayers for strength and understanding to Ruth and the family. Spice was one of the most soft spoken men with a great sense of humor and an even better talent for guitar. He will be missed by all of his friends down in the Mason Edgewood area.
Phil and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Gary and Dedra (Chitwood) Wagoner
Sorry for your loss. Prayers for you for GOD to give you strength
So sorry for your loss.
God bless you all. .. so very sorry .. God needed this good man with him. Hugs to u. Ruth and dusty and the family..
Ruthie, so very sorry to hear about Terry. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you.
So sorry to hear of Terry's passing. May God be with you and your family at this time.
Terry was my best friend and Thank you Ruth for letting us share your time with this great man (he was baptized by my Brother remember) for cards, Camping & our trip together to Fall Creek Falls. I can only imagine that heaven looks a lot like his best camping "spot". We Love you.
Ruth &Family, so sorry to hear of Terry's passing. Love and prayers!
Ruth and Phillip, I worked with Terry for many years. Shared a lot of laughs. We got to know each other’s families through our conversations. He loved you both very much. I am sorry I can’t go to the funeral, but if either of you want to talk about Terry you can call me, cell 217-821-5831. Thinking of of you and Terry, Ray
So sorry for your loss Ruth, our prayers are with you and your family!
So sorry to hear Ruthie! Our thoughts, prayers and love are with you.
Ruth, Bob & I wish to send you & family our sincere Condolences .We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers & Love Bob & Shannon Grilec
Ruth and family so sorry for your loss praying for comfort now and the days ahead
I am so sorry you lost Terry. He was a very nice guy. God's blessing!
So sorry for your loss. Just seems not that long ago I saw you at Flora when I was doing therepy. Was going to come to visitation but Soeedy had to have a cat scan in Effingham and we did not get back in time. Van Terry and I were neighbors when we were kids.