Richard Dale Spencer, son of Margaret Ann Hamby Ivie and the late Floyd Dale Spencer, was born in Dexter on Aug. 26, 1971, and died at the Missouri Southern Healthcare in Dexter on July 18, 2010, at the age of 38.
Richard lived in Aurora, Ill., before moving back to Bloomfield in 2001.
Surviving are his fiancÚ, Brittany Marlman of Bloomfield; one son, Rhyley Dale Spencer of Bloomfield; his mother, Margaret Ivie of Bloomfield; and one sister, Clarissa Carrie Spencer-Becker of Bloomfield. Other relatives and friends survive. He was preceded in death by one sister, Amanda Gail Ivie.
Visitation will be Tuesday, July 20, 2010, from 5-8 p.m. at Watkins & Sons Funeral Service in Dexteri.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, July 21, 2010, at 11 a.m. in the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with the Rev. Terry Barber of El Dorado, Ark., officiating.
Interment will be in the Essex Cemetery in Essex with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.