GOLDEN, Mo. —
Rupert L. Spencer, age 75, of Golden, Mo., passed away on Friday, April 4, 2014, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Aug. 1, 1938.
He served in the U.S. Navy, worked as a chemical engineer, which allowed him to travel the world. He also worked for several major companies where he was involved in many patents. When he retired, he moved to Table Rock Lake with his wife, where he enjoyed fishing and many hobbies.
He married Jeanie Spencer on Aug. 2, 1958, she survives.
He is also survived by his son, Rick Spencer and wife, Kim, of Republic; daughter, Pam Purvis and husband, Mark, of Golden; daughter, Patricia Spencer, of Joplin, Mo.; sister, Joy Espinosa and son, Keith, of Granby, Mo.; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
No visitation or services are planned.
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