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William "Bill" Oliver Spalding

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Service: 10:30am Sat. April 15th, 2017
Location: St. Raphael Church

Spalding, William “Bill” Oliver, 79, of Springfield, passed away on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 in his home. He was born in Marion County, Kentucky on August 27, 1937 the son of Robert M. and R. Edwina (Buckman) Spalding. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the destroyer, U.S.S. Hailey from 1956-1960. He worked as an X-ray Field Engineer for 40 years, retiring from General Electric Medical Systems in 2003. He was a member of St. Raphael Catholic Church, where he was an active member of the Rosary Club and was a faithful volunteer at the Rainbow Table at St. John Lutheran Church. Bill was always giving to others. Most of all, Bill was a loving father and papaw who was very proud of his children and grandchildren. He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Carolyn (Ross); son, Alexander (Susan) Spalding; two daughters, Marcy (Marc) Spurgeon and Amy (Eugene) Young; step-daughter, Cathy (Bob) Jumper; sister, Jean Allen; grandchildren, Thomas (Hannah) Young, Michael Spalding, Joseph Young, Caleb Spurgeon and Anna Spalding; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great great nieces, great great nephews and his faithful dog, Maggie. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters; Dolores Schmelz, Dell McClellen and Josie Spalding and brother, Robert Spalding. Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. Friday, April 14 in CONROY FUNERAL HOME. A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 15 in St. Raphael Church with Deacon Norm Horstman and Pastor John Pollock officiating. Inurnment will be in St. Bernard Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Rainbow Table, c/o St. John Lutheran Church, 27 N. Wittenberg Avenue, Springfield, Ohio 45502 or Second Harvest Food Bank, 701 E. Columbia Avenue, Springfield, Ohio 45503.
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- Makailee, Sunday May 21st, 2017

So sorry for your loss. Rejoicing that you will see him again in heaven. Praying for God' comfort, strength, and peace.

- Sherry and Tom Diehl, Thursday April 13th, 2017

We will miss papaw and especially his sweet smile and fun loving nature. Thanks for sharing him with our family! Praying for the peace that passes all understanding to guard your hearts through this painful time. Hugs, Aunt Janet and Uncle Elliott

- Tom&Janet Elliott, Tuesday April 11th, 2017

Carolyn and Family. So sorry about the passing of Bill. Our family used to spend a lot of time at Uncle Bobs farm, and the kids would play together. We always had a great time together. I always remember playing with Bill. I'm sure he's looking down on us from Heaven, helping and guiding his family. May he Rest In Peace,

- Charles Buckman, Monday April 10th, 2017

Marcy, Marc & Caleb, we are so sorry to hear the news of your loss. Know that we will be thinking of you and your family as you go through this time of grief. We will keep you all in our prayers. May God's love comfort you.

- Dan & Patty Salatka , Sunday April 9th, 2017

Marcy, Marc and Caleb, we are so sorry about your dad/ grandpa. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

- Cass Freeland , Sunday April 9th, 2017

Marcy, Marc and Caleb, we are so sorry about your dad/ grandpa. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

- Cass Freeland , Sunday April 9th, 2017

Dear Marcy, I am very sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers. Karen Dillman

- Karen Dillman, Sunday April 9th, 2017

For Alex, Marcy, Amy and Aunt Sharon I am sorry to learn of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Love Kathy

- Kathy Staashelm Warth, Sunday April 9th, 2017

Bill was a gentle man to everyone he knew. God bless him and the Spalding family.

- David Wells, Saturday April 8th, 2017

Dear Carolyn, I am deeply saddened to hear of Bill's passing. I know you'll find much comfort in all the many happy and special times you shared together. My thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time. Love, Kay

- Kay Foth, Friday April 7th, 2017

Allex, Amy, and Marcy, My sincere condolences and prayers for all of you and your entire family. Blessings to all.

- Gregg Suver, Friday April 7th, 2017

My most heartfelt prayers for peace and strength and courage for the days ahead. Hugs and love.

- Stacy Clagett , Thursday April 6th, 2017

May our Lotd bless and comfort your family during this time of grief. May God give him eternal rest. Please accept my sincere condolences Laura Sherman

- Laura Sherman, Thursday April 6th, 2017

Marcy, Amy & Alex My thoughts and prayers are with you as you remember the wonderful memories of the time you spent with your dad. Savor those memories! Amy

- Amy (Dauterman) St. Pierre, Thursday April 6th, 2017

Alex, Amy, Marcy and all your families and loved ones, We are so sorry for your loss. Hope the pain is softened by your wonderful memories of times with your dad. Sending our love, Mitch & Lori

- Mitch & Lori Hall, Thursday April 6th, 2017

Dear Carolyn, Cathy and family, We are so saddened to hear about Bill's death. Please know that all of our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Love, Janice (Hofstetter) and John Merki

- Janice and John Merki, Thursday April 6th, 2017

Our sincerest condolences and prayers for your family.

- Patts family, Thursday April 6th, 2017

Our family prays for your comfort as you deal with the loss of such a beloved family member. May peace and love surround you in these tough days ahead.

- Jeff and Bonnie Bean Family, Thursday April 6th, 2017

Heaven sure did gain a beautiful soul today! Praying God gives each of you a peace that passes all understanding! ❤

- Dawn Buser, Wednesday April 5th, 2017

Such sad news. I send my sincere condolences, and hope you will find comfort and peace in sweet memories of Bill that will last forever.

- Fran Precario, Wednesday April 5th, 2017

A wonderful gentleman with a heart of gold. Deeply sorry for the family's loss. Prayers.💜

- Kathy Curry , Wednesday April 5th, 2017

Such sad news. I send my sincere condolences, and hope you will find comfort and peace in sweet memories of Bill that will last forever.

- Fran Precario, Wednesday April 5th, 2017

Sending love and prayers for healing

- Tim and Debbie Bowers, Wednesday April 5th, 2017

Dear Carolyn, Cathy & Family, Bill was a kind, humble and gifted man and he used those gifts to bring joy to many. Bill was a gentleman in every sense of the word. Our hearts go out to you as you as you face the difficult days ahead. We wish we could be with you but circumstances do not permit. We send our heartfelt condolences to you and all your family. Love, Marg & Jackie

- Margaret Brauer & Jackie Siegfried, Wednesday April 5th, 2017

Hello Dear Friends, I am so sorry for your loss. I never met him but he lives through one beautfoul daughter, Amy. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Good memories we shared 💜

- Martha Kimpel-Hunt, Wednesday April 5th, 2017

So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you Amy, Doc, Thomas, and Joseph. My deepest sympathy.

- Jennifer Redrup, Wednesday April 5th, 2017

- Kim and Yves Couasnon, Wednesday April 5th, 2017

May our Lord surround all of you with His love and comfort. You'll see Him in the love and support of friends and family. Your husband and father will be missed.

- Kim and Yves Couasnon, Wednesday April 5th, 2017

Thoughts and Prayers for you and your family,you have our deepest sympathy

- Cheryl & Breann Grose , Wednesday April 5th, 2017

Hello Dear Friends, I am so sorry for your loss. I never met him but he lives through one beautfoul daughter, Amy. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Good memories we shared 💜

- Martha Kimpel-Hunt, Wednesday April 5th, 2017

Hello Dear Friends, I am so sorry for your loss. I never met him but he lives through one beautfoul daughter, Amy. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Good memories we shared 💜

- Martha Kimpel-Hunt, Wednesday April 5th, 2017

Hello Dear Friends, I am so sorry for your loss. I never met him but he lives through one beautfoul daughter, Amy. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Good memories we shared 💜

- Martha Kimpel-Hunt, Wednesday April 5th, 2017

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