Karl Sheridan Spencer (92) formerly of Attica died Monday, April 16, 2012 at Willard Health Care, Willard. He was born November 11, 1919 in Attica to the late Clarence J. and Varie (Riddle) Spencer. Mr. Spencer farmed on the family farm for years as well as worked at Pioneer Rubber in Attica and later worked at PPG in Crestline retiring in April 1982.
Mr. Spencer was sergeant of Battery B 229th Anti-Aircraft artillery searchlight Battalion of WWII. His decorations and citations included the American Theater Medal, the Asiatic-Pacific Theater medal with one bronze star, the Philippine Liberation Good Conduct medal and the Victory medal. He was a member of the Union Pisgah Church, American Legion and VFW posts, Silver King tractor club and enjoyed old tractors especially Case.
Mr. Spencer is survived by a sister: Ruth Sutter of Bryan, OH, and 3 nieces: Helen (John) Laux of Mansfield, Sharon Spencer of Mt Vernon and Cindy Sutter of Montpelier, OH. He was preceded in death by brother: Robert Spencer, nephew: Terry Sutter and special friend: Mae Paylor.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, April 19, 2012 at the Lindsey-Foos-Kocher Funeral Service, 295 W. Tiffin Street, Attica with services being conducted by Pastor Pete Bellamy. Friends may call Thursday from 12 noon until the time of the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Attica-Venice Township Cemetery, Attica. Memorial contributions may be made to the Union Pisgah Church through the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.lindseyfooskocher.com