Lyle Spivey


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Posted Online: Nov. 28, 2012, 5:07 pm
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Lyle Spivey, 80, of Aledo, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at Aledo Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.
Per his wishes, private graveside services are 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at Farlow Grove Cemetery in Matherville. Military honors will be conducted by the Mercer County VFW Post 1571. Memorials may be given to the Lyle Spivey memorial fund. A gathering will be held for family and friends at 11:30 a.m. at the Grace Evangelical Free Church, 606 SE 3rd St., Aledo. Bewley Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Aledo, assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed to his family at www.bewleyfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Spivey was on born July 7, 1932, in Clinton, Iowa, the son of Thomas H. and Mildred E. Fetters Spivey. He married Vaunda Curtis in Reynolds on Sept. 5, 1952.
He was an Army veteran serving in the Korean War. Lyle was a farmer and retired from Maytag in 1994.
He enjoyed sports with his grandsons. He was an Illini, Braves and Steelers fan. He also enjoyed trips to Texas with his family.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Vaunda; children, Starla (Mike) Martens, Lynn Center, Kip Spivey, Macomb, Ill.; grandchildren, Heath (Annie) Fullerton, Mt. Sterling, Ill., Jintana (Eric) Jones, North Carolina, Aaron (Rachel) Spivey, Fort Worth, Texas, Dirk (Stacy) Fullerton, Medford, Ore., Jacqueline (Brandon) Chenoweth, Fort Worth, Logan Martens, Lynn Center; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Bonnie (Rodney) Calderone, Sherrard; brothers, Roger Spivey, Viola, and Jerry (Cheryl) Spivey, Sherrard.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Roger Lyle; and brother, Curtis Spivey.












 



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