Dennis Spencer

September 21, 1946 ~ July 11, 2021 (age 74)


Dennis Spencer,74, passed away on July 11, 2021 at his home. He was born on September 21, 1946 to Walter & Helen (Eyer) Spencer in Jacksonville, IL. He married Pamela Vandaveer on February 24, 1964 in White Hall. He worked for CIPS and owned his own lawn mowing business. He is survived by his daughters: Tracy Simpson and Trisha (Ryan) Edwards of Jerseyville; 6 grandchildren: Ethan and Wyatt Edwards, Josh Simpson, Coty, Maddelynn, and Abbigail Spencer; 3 great-grandchildren: Emma, Rayven, and Scout Simpson; and his sisters: Doris Dunham and Ina “Sookie” Little of Roodhouse. He is preceded in death by his parents, wife: Pamela Kay Spencer, son: Todd Spencer, grandson: Justin Simpson, son-in-law: Gary Simpson, and brother: Walter Spencer. Visitation will take place on Friday, July 16, 2021 from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Alexander Funeral Home. Funeral will be on Saturday, July 17, 2021 at 10:00 am at Alexander Funeral Home. Mr. Bruce Stance will be officiating the service and burial will take place at Fernwood Cemetery in Roodhouse. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the Riverbend Humane Society.

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