Stephen M. Spencer

February 10, 1948 - March 4, 2009

Age: 61

Elizabeth, Indiana


Date of Death: Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at 4:47 p.m. after an unexpected brief illness.
Place of Death:
Floyd Memorial Hospital at New Albany
Date of Birth:
February 10, 1948
Place of Birth:
Columbus, Indiana
Date of Funeral: Saturday, March 7, 2009 at 3:00 p.m.
Bass & Gasper Funeral Home
Officiating: Rev. Greg Carter

Friday, March 6, 2008 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Grace Tabernacle Church, (8530 South Harrison Park Drive SE) Laconia, Indiana 
                   Then on Saturday, March 7, 2009 at the Bass & Gasper Funeral Home at Westport from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 3:00 p.m.

Final Resting Place: Bear Creek Cemetery South of Alert with Military Graveside services.

Parents: Raymond and Cassie (Barnes) Spencer



Residential: He was born and raised in Columbus. He has been a resident of Elizabeth since 1991.

Education: He graduated from Columbus High School in 1966 and received Associates Degree from IU.

Military Service: He was a veteran having served as a combat engineer with the US Army during the Vietnam Conflict. 
                              He also had served in Germany and at Fort Sill Oklahoma on the Pershing Missile Project.

Occupation: He was currently employed as Assistant Manager at Wal-Mart at Corydon, Indiana.

                         He has been a Pastor for the past 23 years having served the Alert, Freetown and Elizabeth United Methodist Churches.

                         He was currently serving as Pastor at the Messiah’s Vineyard Community Church at Elizabeth, Indiana.

Hobbies: He enjoyed golfing.


Married: Kerry J. Wyatt
   Place: Columbus, Indiana
     Date: June 9, 1968




Wife - Kerry J. Spencer - Elizabeth, Indiana

3 Daughters - Michelle Spencer - Paris, Illinois

                         Suzie (Tim) Cooley - Seymour, Indiana

                         Petra (Loren Pilcher) Spencer - New Albany, Indiana

2 Sons - Stephen (Nellie) Spencer, II - Alert, Indiana

                Daniel (Sarah) Spencer - Elizabeth, Indiana

1 Brother - Norman Spencer - Columbus, Indiana

6 Grandchildren


Preceded in death by: Parents

                                            1 Sister – Grace Shelton

                                            1 Brother – David Spencer



Memorial contributions may be made to
the American Cancer Society or the Seed Ministry
through the Bass Gasper Funeral Home.


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