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Celebrating the life of
John Waters Spivey, Sr.
Passed away on September 27, 2019
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Visitation
  • 5:00 p.m.until 7:00 p.m. - Monday, September 30, 2019
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Graveside Service
  • 11:00 a.m. - Tuesday, October 01, 2019
  • Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
  • 315 Greenwich Road (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31404

  • 912-651-6843

Dear Steve, Cile, Daniel, and Lauren, Please accept our heartfelt condolences in the loss of your father and grandfather. Keeping you all in our prayers and sending our love to you. Sincerely, Arnold and Fran

Arnold and Fran Coull, Pinopolis, SC

I'm praying for you in your time of need. I'm sending my love your way.

Christina Cansler, Resaca, Ga

Dear Josie and family, we are so sad to hear of John’s passing and our prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

Dan and Micki Ribich, Ellabell , Ga

My sincere condolences to all. Mr. Spivey was always so kind to me and my family. Prayers for all.

Lori Plank Brown, Guyton, GA

So sorry for your lost. I have fun memories of him on the camping trips he went on. Praying for y'all.

Paul Clayton, GOLDSBORO, NC

Josie, John Jr., Steve and Suzie: I was sorry to hear of your loss. You have my condolences and those of my family. John and Josie were always great neighbors and Kent Court is not the same since they moved away. John, Jr. was one of my best friends in Scouting, high school and at Georgia Tech. I know John and I looked up to his dad with a lot of admiration and respect, his having made it through Georgia Tech (as we worked our way through), his passing the PE exam on his first try (with no preparation), his accomplishments with Savannah Electric and his faith. We were fortunate to have wonderful fathers. The Spivey family have been special friends to me and my family.

Tom Roberts, West Point, Virginia

I would like to give my condolences to Mr.John’s family. Thanks to our loving God , we have many wonderful promises for our future that are recorded in his Word. Remember Isaiah 33:24 where he assures us, “ And no resident will say, ‘I am sick.’” May this heartwarming thought help you all to keep enduring and eagerly awaiting the day you are reunited with your loved one who will be in perfect health.

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I was very sorry to learn of Mr. Spiveys passing.I have such fond memories of him and Josie both,they meant so much to me over the years.I will always have a special place in my heart for them.I feel so blessed to have known them for my whole life.Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.I love you all.

Nancy Fender Martin, Savannah , Ga

From my early childhood, almost eighty years of life, John remained on the pedestal of being my hero and idol. Even so, he was an immeasurable distant second in regards, to my Prophet, Priest, and King the Lord Jesus Christ. I am so thankful that John also knew the Lord. There is so much comfort in knowing a deceased person's soul is with Christ in glory for the Scripture states "We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord," (2 Corinthians 5:8 KJV). John, I'll never forget you. Thank you for being what you were to me in life. Josie and family may the Comforter reign in your soul in these hours of separation

Tommy Waters, Orange City, FL

Josie and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences and prayers.

Faye Rees, Savannah , GA

Josie and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences and prayers.

Faye Rees, Savannah , GA

Josie, John Jr, and Steve: I am so sorry to hear of John's passing. I was glad to hear it was peaceful but I am still sad that he is gone. I really owe a lot to him and his trust in me. He was a great boss and a fine gentleman. I am out of town until late Tuesday night but all of you will be in my thoughts and prayers. Tommy Harris

Tom Harris, SAVANNAH, GA

John Waters Spivey, Sr., 89, passed away Friday, September 27, 2019 at Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.

Mr. Spivey was a life-long resident of Savannah, graduate of Savannah High School and received his Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech. He worked his entire career with Savannah Electric and Power Company, retiring as Vice President of Engineering and Power Delivery. He was a long-time member of White Bluff Presbyterian Church. Mr. Spivey was preceded in death by his daughter of six months, Paula Elizabeth.

Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Josephine D. Spivey; sons, John Spivey, Jr. (Mary), Stephen Spivey (Cile); daughter, Susan Carter (Bobby); sister, Mary Durden; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Monday, September 30, 2019 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

The family suggests that remembrances be made to White Bluff Presbyterian Church or Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro.

Please sign our online guestbook at www.foxandweeks.com

 

 

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Dear Steve, Cile, Daniel, and Lauren, Please accept our heartfelt condolences in the loss of your father and grandfather. Keeping you all in our prayers and sending our love to you. Sincerely, Arnold and Fran

Arnold and Fran Coull, Pinopolis, SC

Candle tribute lit by Christina Cansler — Georgia

I'm praying for you in your time of need. I'm sending my love your way.

Christina Cansler, Resaca, Ga

Dear Josie and family, we are so sad to hear of John’s passing and our prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

Dan and Micki Ribich, Ellabell , Ga

Candle tribute lit by Micki (Waters) Ribich — Georgia

My sincere condolences to all. Mr. Spivey was always so kind to me and my family. Prayers for all.

Lori Plank Brown, Guyton, GA

Candle tribute lit by Jackie and David Saul — South Carolina

So sorry for your lost. I have fun memories of him on the camping trips he went on. Praying for y'all.

Paul Clayton, GOLDSBORO, NC

Josie, John Jr., Steve and Suzie: I was sorry to hear of your loss. You have my condolences and those of my family. John and Josie were always great neighbors and Kent Court is not the same since they moved away. John, Jr. was one of my best friends in Scouting, high school and at Georgia Tech. I know John and I looked up to his dad with a lot of admiration and respect, his having made it through Georgia Tech (as we worked our way through), his passing the PE exam on his first try (with no preparation), his accomplishments with Savannah Electric and his faith. We were fortunate to have wonderful fathers. The Spivey family have been special friends to me and my family.

Tom Roberts, West Point, Virginia

I would like to give my condolences to Mr.John’s family. Thanks to our loving God , we have many wonderful promises for our future that are recorded in his Word. Remember Isaiah 33:24 where he assures us, “ And no resident will say, ‘I am sick.’” May this heartwarming thought help you all to keep enduring and eagerly awaiting the day you are reunited with your loved one who will be in perfect health.

, ,

I was very sorry to learn of Mr. Spiveys passing.I have such fond memories of him and Josie both,they meant so much to me over the years.I will always have a special place in my heart for them.I feel so blessed to have known them for my whole life.Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.I love you all.

Nancy Fender Martin, Savannah , Ga

Candle tribute lit by Tommy and Phyllis Alford — Georgia

Candle tribute lit by Tommy and Phyllis Alford — Georgia

From my early childhood, almost eighty years of life, John remained on the pedestal of being my hero and idol. Even so, he was an immeasurable distant second in regards, to my Prophet, Priest, and King the Lord Jesus Christ. I am so thankful that John also knew the Lord. There is so much comfort in knowing a deceased person's soul is with Christ in glory for the Scripture states "We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord," (2 Corinthians 5:8 KJV). John, I'll never forget you. Thank you for being what you were to me in life. Josie and family may the Comforter reign in your soul in these hours of separation

Tommy Waters, Orange City, FL

Josie and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences and prayers.

Faye Rees, Savannah , GA

Josie and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences and prayers.

Faye Rees, Savannah , GA

Josie, John Jr, and Steve: I am so sorry to hear of John's passing. I was glad to hear it was peaceful but I am still sad that he is gone. I really owe a lot to him and his trust in me. He was a great boss and a fine gentleman. I am out of town until late Tuesday night but all of you will be in my thoughts and prayers. Tommy Harris

Tom Harris, SAVANNAH, GA


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