BINGHAMTON- William R. Spencer, 82, passed away on Sunday, July 7, 2019.
Bill was born in Ithaca, NY to the late Francis and Margaret Spencer on May 5, 1937. Bill served his country honorably in The United States Navy during the Korean War. After his military service he went on to work for NYSEG for over 40 years. He retired in 2001. Bill was the husband to Patricia D. Spencer for almost 61 years. Together they raised four children. He will be remembered as a devoted husband and father. His passion in life was his family.
He is predeceased by his grandson, Nicholas Spencer.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Patricia, his children, Erin (Carolyn) Spencer, Melissa Spencer-Pearce, Christopher (Carolyn) Spencer, and W. Jay (Diana) Spencer, his grandchildren, Max, Nathan, Madeline, Paden, Sgt. Austin Spencer USMC, Ryan, Stephanie, and Kimberly, his great-grandchildren, Tatiana, and Anastasia, his sister, Carol Arthur, and Maryalice Wilkens, and his brother-in-law, Dr. Ray Brown.
A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at St. Ann’s Home, 1500 Portland Ave., Rochester, NY 14621, on Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 12:00pm.