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Leonard Spence

March 14, 1938 ~ April 21, 2021 (age 83)



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Leonard (Red) Spence was born on March 14th, 1938 to Andrew Spence & Annie Laura Henry in Austin Tx. Red attended Old Anderson High School. He attended A Dewitty.

He was united in Holy matrimony to his wonderful wife Marie Hodge Spence of 60 blissful years. They honored their vows till death do us part.

He worked for Southern Union Gas (Skippy) for 34 years where he retired, to start working a parttime job picking up ONE of his special grandbabies (Davia) from Ortega elementary to McCallum High School. This was his daily routine to pick up her up from school and then to McDonald’s. He was an avid golf player, where he won many of trophies and competitions.

Red was preceded in death by his father Andrew Spence and mother Annie Laura Henry, & 3 brothers Hal Jean Carter, De Oscar Bell and Tommy Blackmon, one sister Tommie Blackmon. Who he dearly loved.

He leaves to cherish his dear memories: Marie Hodge Spence of 60 years of Austin TX. His children Leonard Maxwell of Austin TX, Leonard Spence (Sharon) of Cedar Creek TX. Rev. Stevie Spence of Cedar Creek TX, Gregory Spence of Austin TX.  Cathy Spence of Austin TX.  One sister Alma Jean Owens of Austin, TX.

He leaves his Legacy to 32 grandkids and 32 great-grandkids, & 2 great-great grandkids. A host of nieces and nephews and relatives & friends.

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April 30, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
King-Tears Mortuary, Inc.
1300 E 12th St
Austin, TX 78702

Celebration of Life
May 1, 2021

1:00 PM
Greater Mt. Moriah Primitive Baptist Church
4907 Springdale Road
Austin, TX 78723

May 1, 2021

3:00 PM
St. Paul Cemetery
Highway 71
Bastrop, TX 78602

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