Terry L. Spencer
Terry L. Spencer, 68, of Springfield died at 10:46 pm Thursday, September 27, 2012 at St. John’s Hospice. He was born June 3, 1944 in Browns, IL to Vita Mae Luttrell. He married Ada Bertoldo on April 18, 1964. He was preceded in death by his brother, Dennis Luttrell and step-father Billy Joe Luttrell.
Mr. Spencer was a United States Army Veteran serving from 1962-1965 in Italy. He then joined the Reserves for 12 years. He retired in 2003 after 31 years of serving with the Illinois State Police as a member of the Governor’s Executive Security Team. He enjoyed traveling, gardening and caring for his flowers and working with his embroidery machine and spending time with his family and friends.
Surviving are his wife, Ada; one daughter, Tina (Robert) Patterson of Mechanicsburg; one son, Robert (Rhonda) Spencer of Sherman; two grandsons, Austin Spencer and Charles Patterson; mother, Vita Mae Luttrell of Decatur; one sister, Janet Banks of Decatur; one brother, Billy (Brenda) Luttrell of Owensboro, KY and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation: 4 – 7 pm Monday, October 1, 2012 at Staab Funeral Home with a prayer service at 4pm.
Funeral Mass: 10:00 am Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at Blessed Sacrament Church with Reverend Jeff Grant officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be given to Padre Pio Foundation PO Box 203 Landisville New Jersey 08326-0203.