Bernard "Red" William Spence, 79, of Marietta, passed away Friday morning (Nov. 9, 2012) at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born Thursday, May 11, 1933, in Lewisville, Ohio, to the late Homer W. and Sylvia Ullman Spence. He served in the U.S. Army from August 1953 to June of 1955 as a Supply Specialist. Red traveled extensively with his family and friends and was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed fly fishing and hunting. He was a charter member of Marietta Beagle Club. His other interests were painting watercolor landscapes and sharing his memorized poems and stories. Red worked as a barber for 16 years, owned a sewing center for two and a half years, then went back to Marietta College and graduated to become a teacher. He taught and coached basketball at Wolf Creek Schools for 17 years.