Mr. Floyd Spence, age 89, of DeFuniak Springs passed away Sunday, September 9, 2007 in Pensacola, Florida. He was born June 17, 1918 in Walton County, Florida to Insel and Bama Adkinson Spence.
Mr. Spence was a lifelong resident of Walton County. He was Baptist by faith and a member of Southwide Baptist Church. He was a veteran of WWII serving his country in the United States Army. He worked at Eglin Air Force Base in Civil Service as a Forest Ranger for 33 years. He enjoyed attending church.
Mr. Spence was preceded in death by his father and mother.
Mr. Spence is survived by his wife Elizabeth Ann Spence of DeFuniak Springs, Florida; two sons Tommy Spence and wife Amanda of Houston, Texas and Mike Spence and wife Cindy of DeFuniak Springs, Florida; one daughter Judy Carnely and husband Lee of Pensacola, Florida; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
A time of visitation will be held at 10:00~11:00 AM, Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at Southwide Baptist Church; 1307 County Highway 278, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32435. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, September 11, 2007 at Southwide Baptist Church, with Reverends Doug Hogg and Mark Rathel officiating. Floral arrangements are being accepted or donations may be made to the Southwide Baptist Church Building Fund; 1307 County Highway 288, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32435. Those asked to serve as pallbearers are as follows Lyle Seigler, Robert Seigler, Joe Williams, Jimmy Brannon, Fred Brown and Bob Butler. Burial will follow in the Southwide Baptist Church Cemetery with Military Honors.
[Burial: Southwide Baptist Church Cemetery]