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Oran W. Spencer

December 19, 2012
The Marietta Times

Oran W. Spencer, 86, of McConnelsville, died on Monday (Dec. 17, 2012) at 2:19 p.m. at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

He was born on Jan. 26, 1926, in Blue Rock, Ohio, to the late Thomas W. and Elsie Miller Spencer. He retired from Taylor Woodcraft in Malta where he worked as a finisher. He was a member of the Oakland United Methodist Church near Stockport and loved to work and tinker on cars in his garage.

He is survived by three sons, Ronald (Lois) Spencer of Belpre, Larry (Jane) Spencer of McConnelsville and Roger (Connie) Spencer of Stockport; two daughters, Charlene (Larry) Zumbro of McConnelsville and Donna Work of McConnelsville; one brother, Robert Dwight Spencer of Zanesville; one sister, Charlotte Bennet of Baltimore, Ohio; 16 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marjorie Spencer; two brothers, Edgar and George Spencer; and five sisters, Helen Crawford, Ethel McKibben, Frances Patterson, Jean Robinson and Janette Spencer.

Services will be held on Sunday (Dec. 23, 2012) at 1:30 p.m. at Matheney Funeral Home in McConnelsville with Evangelist Vernon Eldridge officiating. Burial will follow in Oakland Cemetery near Stockport. Friends may call on the family on Saturday (Dec. 22, 2012) from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. To send a note of condolence to the family go to



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