Tony R. Spencer, 54 of Russellville, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, March 27th, 2018. He was born on June 3, 1963 in Crawfordsville, to the late Charles Spencer, and surviving Norma Jean (Wiatt) Gross.
Tony graduated from South Mont High School in 1982. He became a truck driver and drove a semi for over 30 years. When he wasn’t working he enjoyed watching NASCAR, traveling, hunting, bowling, going to auctions, and spending time with his daughter and grand daughter. Tony was an inspiration to a lot of people who knew his struggle with his health condition. He was always a hard worker, very witty, never to have known a stranger. He attended Russellville Community Christian Church.
He is survived by his daughter; Savannah Spencer, and significant other, (Ron Flaurr), Crawfordsville, grand daughter, Teagan Spencer, Crawfordsville, his mother, Norma Jean Gross, Russellville, brother, Chuck Spencer, Russellville, nephew, C.J. (Emily) Spencer, Russellville, step sisters; Linda (Gary) McGee, Greenwood, Peg (Steve) Ferguson, Rockville, three aunts, four uncles, and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his Father, Charles Spencer, Grandmother, Margaret Spencer, and grandparents; Leo and Freeda Wiatt, and step father, Andy Gross.
Funeral Service will be 10:00 AM, Friday, March 30, 2018 at Machledt & Servies Funeral Home, 301 East Green Street, Waveland, Indiana 47989 with Pastor Alan Small officiating. Burial will follow in Hebron Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, March 29th from 4:00-8:00 PM, at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, Russellville Community Christian Church, or the Russellville Community Center. Machledt & Servies Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.