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Wednesday July 25th, 2018
5:00pm - 8:00pm

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Thursday July 26th, 2018
10:00am

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Raymond "Sonny" A. Spence

Raymond “Sonny” Spence, age 77, of Eaton, OH passed away Saturday, July 21, 2018 at his residence. He was born March 16, 1941 in Eaton, OH to the late Clifford and Dorothy (Rike) Spence. He was a sheriff’s Deputy for over 25 years and was one of the original founders and paramedics of the Eaton Emergency Squad. He was a F.A.M. for a number of years. He retired from Chrysler after 42 years. Raymond was an avid fisherman, had a love of boats, guns, and cars, especially Nascar. He was a proud republican and avid Trump supporter. He enjoyed spending his time watching Fox News. He is survived by his wife of 57 years Sandra (Neiswonger) Spence; sons Rick (Tammy) Spence, Martin (Doris) Spence, William (Stacy) Spence, and James (Mandi) Spence; 20 grandchildren; 41 great grandchildren. He is also survived by other relatives and many friends. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 10:00 am at Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home, 226 West Main Street, Eaton, OH. With Rev. Dr. Beth Vieira, of the United Methodist Church officiating. Burial will follow at Mound Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Girton Schmidt & Boucher Gard Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.gsbfuneralhome.com.

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Mike and I send many hugs and prayers to Sandy and her family.

Tiffany Shelton Karns Jul 25 2018 12:00 AM

Sonny, my future father in law, You are forever in my heart. I will never forget you. I cherish the time we have spent together. Rest easy, all my love. Stacy

Stacy A Gear Jul 23 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Raymond "Sonny" Spence

Stacy A Gear Jul 23 2018 12:00 AM

what a great man and cousin. remember babysitting for the boys and the fun time at the armory for Christmas with grandma and the rest of our family and relatives. you were always there for mom and dad when they got sick. sandy was a lucky woman for a beautiful man. been away a long time but will cherish my memories; rest in peace. my love prayers and hugs to sandy and the family

debbie cottrell larison Jul 23 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Raymond "Sonny" Spence

debbie cottrell larison Jul 23 2018 12:00 AM

Sandy and the entire Spence Family: Bruce and I send our Love and Condolences to each of you. You have been and are Bruce's extended Family since a young child. Sandy, we love you and send all of our Love to each of you. Sonny, what a great man and you will be missed but Never Forgotten....Much Love to all

Bruce and Lydia Michael Jul 23 2018 12:00 AM

I was honored to have Sonny as my coach during pee wee football and one year in Little League. He was a special man and great role model for the kids. Marilyn and I send prayers for the family. Sonny will be missed but never forgotten. Wayne and Marilyn Melling

Marilyn Melling Jul 23 2018 12:00 AM

Lots of good memories. Prayers for the family. Linda

Linda Aukerman Jul 23 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Raymond "Sonny" Spence

Linda Aukerman Jul 23 2018 12:00 AM

Sympathy and Prayers go out to Sonny's family in his passing. May all the great memories of the past bring peace in his passing. Jean Dawson

Jean Dawson Jul 23 2018 12:00 AM

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