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Joe Carroll Spencer

Joe Carroll SpencerLaurens, SCJoe Carroll Spencer, 87, of 1414 Hood Creek Road and husband of Betty Mitchell Spencer passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at his home.Born in Cowpens, he was a son of the late Joe and Addie Gossett Spencer. A U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War, Mr. Spencer graduated from Limestone College and retired from Kemet.Surviving in addition to his wife are: his children, Fred Spencer of Gastonia, Suzanne Terrace and husband Rick of Gastonia, Doug Spencer of Gastonia, and David Spencer of Abbeville; stepdaughter, Joanne Lothridge of Laurens; and numerous grandchildren, step grandchildren, great grandchildren and step great grandchildren.In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Robin Spencer; stepson, Jimmy Mitchell; brother, Hugh Spencer; and sister, Ethel Spencer Guest.Graveside services will be held at 3:30 PM Friday, May 24, 2019, in Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery in Cowpens conducted by Rev. Alex D. Henderson with Military Honors.The family will be at the home of Joanne Lothridge, 1547 Hood Creek Road, Laurens and will receive friends at the cemetery immediately following the service.Memorials may be made to Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 250 Mt. Olive Road, Cowpens, SC 29330; Agape Senior Upstate, 529 Mills Avenue, Greenville, SC 29605; or to any hospice organization of your choice.Condolences can be expressed to the family at www.thekennedymortuary.com. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Joe Carroll Spencer please visit our Sympathy Store.


MAY 24. 3:30 PM (EDT)

Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery

250 Mt. Olive Rd.

Cowpens, SC, 29330

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Betty, So sorry to hear about Carroll. He was a good man and I enjoyed working with him many years ago at Kemet. Knew both of you from my time at Kemet and then as neighbors when we first got married and moved out to Hood Creek Road back in 1982. May you find comfort in our Lord and Savior, Jesus, as you celebrate Carroll's homegoing. He is now at peace and rest. Prayers and love to the family from Mark and Lynn Day

Lynn May 31 2019 12:00 AM

Betty, I am sorry to learn of Carroll's passing. I have your family lifted in prayer during the coming days. Love and Prayers to you all! Kim

Kimberley Culbertson Vaughn May 24 2019 12:00 AM

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A candle was lit in memory of Joe Spencer

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A candle was lit in memory of Joe Spencer

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A candle was lit in memory of Joe Spencer

Frederic Carroll Spencer, his son May 23 2019 12:00 AM