Bobbie "Pepaw" Spencer, 86 of Dumas, passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. The family will receive friends from 6 oclock until 8 oclock in the evening on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at the funeral home. Cremation will follow and memorial services will be held in the spring under the direction of Beeson ~ Morrison Funeral Directors.
Bobbie was born on April 4, 1934 in Texline, TX to John and Cecilia (Evans) Spencer. At the age of 6, the family moved to Dumas where Bobbie would grow up and graduate from Dumas High School. Bobbie was drafted into the United States Army in 1956 and served until 1958 in the signal corp. Bobbie was united in marriage to Betty Green on July 3, 1956 in Dumas, TX. Bobbie worked for Phillips Petroleum for 10 years and eventually moved back to Dumas and went into the grocery business. He started at Cut Rate Grocery and then went to work at Thriftway where he worked for over 30 years. He was recently the assistant manager at Lowes Supermarket and had been there for over 25 years. Bobbie enjoyed piddling with computers, electronics and almost any gadget. He enjoyed old television movies and took great pride in his yard. His greatest joy were his grandchildren. Bobbie was a member of the First United Methodist Church and a Memorial Hospice Volunteer.
Bobbie was preceded in death by his parents; Bettys parents: Jack and Ima Jean Green and a son in law, Danny Fleetwood.
Bobbie is survived by his wife of 64 years, Betty of the home; children: Terri Fleetwood of Dumas, TX, Greg Spencer of Dallas, TX and Jean Singer and husband Dick of Sharon, MA; grandchildren: Emma Singer and Lydia Singer.
The family suggests in lieu of customary remembrances that memorials be made to Memorial Hospice, 224 E 2nd, Dumas TX or to a local favorite charity.