|Ralph R. "Bob" Spencer age 75 of Galesburg, Illinois passed away at his home on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 8:10 AM.
Bob was born on June 28, 1937 in Peoria, Illinois, the son of Andrew and Helen Spencer. He married Rita Jones on July 9, 1955 in Galesburg, Illinois. She resides in Galesburg.
Also surviving are his 4 children; Kenneth W. (and Lisa) Spencer of Naperville, Illinois, Georgenne Admire of Galesburg, Jeffrey (and Joy) Spencer of Knoxville, John (and Nancy) Spencer of Las Vegas, Nevada, 2 brothers; Neil (and Alice) Spencer of Galesburg, John Spencer of Las Vegas, Nevada, 11 Grandchildren and 6 Great-Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his Parents and 1 Grandson.
Bob was employed by the BNSF Rail Road as an Engineer. He retired after 42 years of service. He was also a member of the Knoxville Pacific Lodge No. 66 AF & AM, Knoxville, Illinois.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, June 7, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home in Knoxville, Illinois. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice Compassus. Online condolences can be left at www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com