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Wayne Efford Spencer, Jr.

Wayne Efford Spencer, Jr.
  • November 29, 1927 - December 25, 2016
  • Corpus Christi, Texas

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Wayne E. Spencer, age 89 was peacefully called home December 25, 2016. He was born on November 29, 1927 to Walter and Madeline Spencer. While serving in the Navy during WWII, he was stationed in Corpus Christi and decided to make it his home. He was a master draftsman and engineer and helped to build many buildings, schools and businesses throughout the Coastal Bend until his retirement last year.
He is preceded in death by his parents, infant daughter Madeline and son Wayne.
He is survived by his wife, Nita, daughters Charlotte Miller, Angela (Johnny) Whitehurst, Shannon (Dan) Schumann, daughter-in-law, Jody Spencer, son, Shawn Caldwell, grandchildren, Lisa Ashby, Matt Miller, Robin Spencer, Catie Miller, Marc (Lyndy) Russell, Ryan (Becca) Schumann, Carisa Whitehurst, Randy Schumann and Nick Whitehurst and great-grandchildren, Ellie Ashby, Christopher Cole and Harper Rae.
Wayne always wore a smile on his face and would always share a joke. He loved to fish and hunt and taught all his children how to enjoy the outdoors. He also loved to country western dance and danced up until recently.
Visitation will be held on Friday, December 30, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Seaside Funeral Home Chapel with a Funeral Service to follow. Interment will follow at Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery.