Danny Ray Spencer
Danny Ray Spencer, 57, of Leachville, passed from this life Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, at his home. Born in Monette, he was the son of the late Tommy Spencer and had been a lifelong area resident. Danny had been a longtime employee of Magnetek in Blytheville for 18 years before becoming an employee of Southworth in Manila as the shipping supervisor where he retired in 2007. Danny enjoyed following politics and dearly loved his grandchildren. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by one sister, Tracy Jeanette Lasater, in 2013 and one grandson, Landon Joseph Spencer.
Survivors include his wife, Macel Johnson Spencer of Leachville; his son, Robert Spencer and wife Kara of Paragould; four daughters, Georgia Spencer of Leachville, Crystal Collins and husband Gary, Christina Collins and husband BJ, all of Etowah, Jessica Avery of Manila; his mother, Barbara Roberts Spencer of Leachville; three brothers, Timothy Spencer, Don Spencer and wife Nancy, all of Leachville, Shawn Spencer and wife Hidda of Jonesboro; two sisters, Tammy Jackson and husband Chris, Regina Meacham and husband Billy, all of Leachville. He also leaves 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Graveside funeral services will be Monday, Oct. 19, in the Leachville Cemetery with Rev. Kevin Crider officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Howard Funeral Service. In compliance with state guidelines, face masks must be worn and social distancing must be practiced. Online guest register is at www.howardfuneralservice.com.