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Celebrating the life of
John Robert Spence
November 30, 1955 - November 17, 2019
God grant that I may live to fish until my dying day, and when my Final Cast is made I most humbly pray, when in the Lord's landing net I am peacefully asleep, that in His Mercy, I may be judged "As Good Enough To Keep".
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • A Celebration of Life Will Be held at a later date

Growing up with the Spence family from childhood was a real treat, they treat you like family and I pray that everyone finds peace with John’s passing. John was a great guy and was like a big brother, I’m sure John is up in heaven giving God a few pointers about Fishing! Charlie, If I can help you in any way please do not hesitate to contact me. God Bless, Frank McBride 904 483 7118

Frank McBride, Jacksonville, FL

I know we didn't get to see him on his last days but we know he’s in a better place and he’s at peace we will love and miss you always uncle John.

Timothy And Amber , Pembroke , GA

I Love you John and Miss you so so so much. Charlie

Charlie Spence, THUNDERBOLT, GA

Charlie, I am so sorry for your loss. I know John was a great man and was loved very much. Love you.

Jenny Tillinger, Savannah, GA

Went to high school with John and I remember what a kind and funny guy he was. Just so sorry to hear of his passing. Prayers for his family. God Bless You.

Nancy Whitney, Kennesaw, Ga

Sorry for your loss, John was a great guy and we both loved fishing. I know when he gets where he's going that's what he will do and I hope they are the biggest ever.

Michael N. Conner, Thunderbolt, GA

Charlie, I am so sorry for your loss.I am sending love, and prayers. My new number is (912)328-8940. Jesus will keep you strong. Love you.Brenda Riner

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Charlie, Jimmy, Kip and families. So sorry for your loss. Played alongside John for many years, always my pleasure.

Tom Parrish, Savannah, GA

So sorry for your loss Aunt Charlie. I love you and Uncle John so very much, He will be greatly missed.

Melanie Thompson, Guyton, Georgia

To the Spence family. So sorry for your loss of a great friend. We had lots of good times at the softball field. Rip. (Coach) carlton stafford

Carlton stafford, Register, Ga

We were so sorry to hear that John had passed away, but I cannot imagine how much he suffered. We will keep you and his siblings in our prayers.

David and Shirley Hogan, Ellabell , Ga

Charlie, I was heartbroken when Kacy told me that her Uncle John had passed away. He was always such a sweet man. I know he will be greatly missed. I pray that God will bring you & the family peace and comfort during this time.

Kim Dickerson Morgan, Statesboro, GA

Charlie, our thoughts and prayers are with you always. We will miss his smiling face and fishing stories. God Bless you and family members.

Danny & Beth Goette, Thunderbolt, Ga

Charlie I am so very sorry for your loss. I love you so very much. Robert was such a great man.

Glenda Garrett , Apollo Beach, FL

Remembering all of the fun summers at the beach with Jimmy, John, and Kip. My thoughts and prayers for comfort, a peace and healing goes out for John's entire family.

Phil Rahal, Savannah, Georgia

So sorry to hear about John's passing. My deepest sympathy to the family. What great childhood memories I have of the entire Spence family. Jimmy and Kip my thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time.

Lindsay Waters, Jacksonville, FL

I’m so sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers go out to the family! I remember all the Spence boys...... growing up in the same neighborhood! You have my deepest condolences.

Robin Mixon, Savannah ,

Charlie, I am so sorry. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Kay Hudson, Guyton , GA

Sorry to hear of John's passing.I have many good memories with all the Spence brothers.Yall are all in my prayers.

Fred McBride, Savannah, Ga.

So sorry to hear of my childhood friend passing. Kip and Jimmy Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God Bless John Spence Today and Everyday, Amen

Danny Robertson , Sunbury , Ga

So sorry for your loss PRAYERS FOR ALL

Brian and Ruby Mosely, Guyton, Ga

I am so sorry to hear of Johns passing. He was a real good man. Our prayers are with the whole family!

Bob Rudd, Savannah , G

Charlie and family our prayers are with yall , John suffered long time now he is pain free and in a better place , Sigbert and Margie All

Sigbert All, Townsend, GA

John Robert Spence, 63, passed away Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Memorial University medical Center after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

He was born in Savannah November 30, 1955 and was a long-time Journeyman with IBEW Local 508. He was preceded in death by his parents, James A. and Evelyn Spence.

Surviving are his wife, Charlie Spence; sister, Jamie Nagy; brothers, Jimmey Spence and Kip Spence (Jennifer) and numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews.

The family plans a private service at a later date.

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Growing up with the Spence family from childhood was a real treat, they treat you like family and I pray that everyone finds peace with John’s passing. John was a great guy and was like a big brother, I’m sure John is up in heaven giving God a few pointers about Fishing! Charlie, If I can help you in any way please do not hesitate to contact me. God Bless, Frank McBride 904 483 7118

Frank McBride, Jacksonville, FL

I know we didn't get to see him on his last days but we know he’s in a better place and he’s at peace we will love and miss you always uncle John.

Timothy And Amber , Pembroke , GA

Candle tribute lit by Timothy And Amber Thompson — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Charlie Spence Wife & Best Friend — Georgia

I Love you John and Miss you so so so much. Charlie

Charlie Spence, THUNDERBOLT, GA

Charlie, I am so sorry for your loss. I know John was a great man and was loved very much. Love you.

Jenny Tillinger, Savannah, GA

Went to high school with John and I remember what a kind and funny guy he was. Just so sorry to hear of his passing. Prayers for his family. God Bless You.

Nancy Whitney, Kennesaw, Ga

Candle tribute lit by Steven Rouse — Kansas

Sorry for your loss, John was a great guy and we both loved fishing. I know when he gets where he's going that's what he will do and I hope they are the biggest ever.

Michael N. Conner, Thunderbolt, GA

Charlie, I am so sorry for your loss.I am sending love, and prayers. My new number is (912)328-8940. Jesus will keep you strong. Love you.Brenda Riner

, ,

Charlie, Jimmy, Kip and families. So sorry for your loss. Played alongside John for many years, always my pleasure.

Tom Parrish, Savannah, GA

Candle tribute lit by Melanie Thompson — Georgia

So sorry for your loss Aunt Charlie. I love you and Uncle John so very much, He will be greatly missed.

Melanie Thompson, Guyton, Georgia

To the Spence family. So sorry for your loss of a great friend. We had lots of good times at the softball field. Rip. (Coach) carlton stafford

Carlton stafford, Register, Ga

We were so sorry to hear that John had passed away, but I cannot imagine how much he suffered. We will keep you and his siblings in our prayers.

David and Shirley Hogan, Ellabell , Ga

Charlie, I was heartbroken when Kacy told me that her Uncle John had passed away. He was always such a sweet man. I know he will be greatly missed. I pray that God will bring you & the family peace and comfort during this time.

Kim Dickerson Morgan, Statesboro, GA

Candle tribute lit by Kim Dickerson Morgan — Georgia

Charlie, our thoughts and prayers are with you always. We will miss his smiling face and fishing stories. God Bless you and family members.

Danny & Beth Goette, Thunderbolt, Ga

Charlie I am so very sorry for your loss. I love you so very much. Robert was such a great man.

Glenda Garrett , Apollo Beach, FL

Remembering all of the fun summers at the beach with Jimmy, John, and Kip. My thoughts and prayers for comfort, a peace and healing goes out for John's entire family.

Phil Rahal, Savannah, Georgia

So sorry to hear about John's passing. My deepest sympathy to the family. What great childhood memories I have of the entire Spence family. Jimmy and Kip my thoughts and prayers are with you through this difficult time.

Lindsay Waters, Jacksonville, FL

Candle tribute lit by Jamie Spence — Florida

I’m so sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers go out to the family! I remember all the Spence boys...... growing up in the same neighborhood! You have my deepest condolences.

Robin Mixon, Savannah ,

Candle tribute lit by Kay Hudson — Georgia

Charlie, I am so sorry. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Kay Hudson, Guyton , GA

Sorry to hear of John's passing.I have many good memories with all the Spence brothers.Yall are all in my prayers.

Fred McBride, Savannah, Ga.

Candle tribute lit by Chris Oglesbee — Georgia

So sorry to hear of my childhood friend passing. Kip and Jimmy Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God Bless John Spence Today and Everyday, Amen

Danny Robertson , Sunbury , Ga

So sorry for your loss PRAYERS FOR ALL

Brian and Ruby Mosely, Guyton, Ga

I am so sorry to hear of Johns passing. He was a real good man. Our prayers are with the whole family!

Bob Rudd, Savannah , G

Candle tribute lit by Sigbert All — Georgia

Charlie and family our prayers are with yall , John suffered long time now he is pain free and in a better place , Sigbert and Margie All

Sigbert All, Townsend, GA


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