Obituary: William J. “Bill” Spencer


William J. “Bill” Spencer, 77, of Carmel died June 16. Bill was born on June 23, 1940, to parents William Elmer and Mildred (Burgin) Spencer. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Ball State University. Bill was a member of Second Presbyterian Church and was an avid sports fan, especially Indiana University.

Bill is survived by his wife, Bonnie H. (Hutchins) Spencer; children, Tammie S. Spencer and William E. “Bill” Spencer (Sarah); grandchildren, Alyssa, Charles, Nicholas, Drew, Jackson and Maryn; and his siblings, Judy Genrich, Linda Guyer, Robert Spencer and Patti Schlom.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Rebecca Streeter.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. June 25, 2018 at Second Presbyterian Church, 7700 N. Meridian Street, Indianapolis, with a receiving line to immediately follow at 3 p.m.

Memorial contributions in Bill’s memory may be made to: Servants At Work, 8811 Robbins Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268 or to the Northside Food Pantry, Second Presbyterian Church, 7700 N. Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260.

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