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January 20, 2014

Scotty R. ‘Pappy’ Spencer Sr.

77; Sellersburg

Scotty R. “Pappy” Spencer Sr., 77, Sellersburg, a loving father and grandfather, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at his daughter’s residence in the presence of family.

 He was born May 25, 1936 to Ruth and Albert Spencer in Benham, Ky.  Before retirement, he was enlisted in the United States Navy which he proudly served as a Petty Officer 2nd Class for 10 years. During his military career, he  was recognized as an Ambassador of Peace for his time aboard the U.S.S. Bon Homme Richard CVA 31 in 1961.  After he was honorably discharged, he worked for the General Electric Company for 26 years. In his spare time, he enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting and all things sports. He was a quiet man who enjoyed his privacy but truly loved spending time with his family. 

He is survived by his four children, Scott R. Spencer Jr., Jennifer M. Endris, Stephanie R. Spencer and Shelley J. Hays and her husband, Ron; and 11 grandchildren. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Stephen Todd Spencer. 

The family will be holding a private ceremony and burial at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park at a later date.  

Condolences may be sent to 12311 Covered Bridge Road, Sellersburg, IN 47172. 

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