Charles J. Spencer, 68

Charles Joseph "Chuck" Spencer, 68, of Wabash, Indiana, died at 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at Jellystone Park Camp Resort in Pierceton. 

He was born Dec. 2, 1946, in Wabash, to Wayne C. and Ruth (Ward) Spencer Sr.

Chuck was a 1964 graduate of Wabash High School.  He married Joy G. Childress in Wabash on June 29, 1968.  He retired from Ford Meter Box, in Wabash, in 2008, after 40 years.  He enjoyed camping, traveling, his grandchildren, and telling jokes and making people laugh.

He is survived by his wife, Joy G. Spencer of Wabash; two sons, Ron (Lisa) Spencer of Denver, and Timothy J. Spencer of Wabash; two grandchildren, Abby Spencer and Luke Spencer both of Denver. 

He was preceded in death by his parents and a half-brother, Wayne C. Spencer Jr.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, May 30, 2015, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Chaplain Kevin Nichols officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 3-8 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Jellystone Park Camp Resort, Pierceton.

The memorial guest book for Chuck may be signed at


Posted on 2015 May 27