Obituary photo of Lee Spencer, Casper-WY
In Loving Memory of

Lee "Leaky" Spencer

1938 - 2021
Obituary photo of Lee Spencer, Casper-WY
In Loving Memory of

Lee "Leaky" Spencer

1938 - 2021

Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Service:
Monday, December 20, 2021 at 1:00pm
Oregon Trail Veterans Cemetery
80 Veterans Rd, Evansville, WY 82636
Interment:
Oregon Trail State Veterans Cemetery
80 Veterans Rd, Evansville, WY 82636
Lee A. Spencer was born on October 1,1938 in Greybull, Wyoming to Franklin Spencer & Doris Vanderhoff Spencer. Lee passed peacefully at home on December, 11, 2021 following a short illness.

Lee grew up in Shell, Wyoming going to school in a one room school house right across the street from his home. He graduated from Greybull High School in 1956 and joined the Air Force that fall. Upon his honorable discharge in 1960, he came to Casper to spend time with family and started his career in road construction. He worked for several contractors in the next few years.

In 1967, he met Linda Colvin and they were married in Cody, Wyoming. After a short time in Cody, they went back on the road on construction, traveling the state of Wyoming. During their time in Cody, they had a daughter, Candie Marie Spencer in 1969; a son, John Franklin Spencer was born in Casper, Wyoming in 1972. They settled in Evansville, Wyoming in 1973 with Lee continuing to travel the state with the family joining him in the summers. Known to friends and coworkers as "Leaky", he continued as a loader operator in road construction ending his career with Rissler & McMurry when he retired in November, 2001.

Lee is survived by his wife, Linda; children, Candie & John "Frank" (Jackie), both from Casper; three grandchildren, Ashley (Allen) Haney of Casper, Jayce Spencer of Casper, and Vanna (Mikael) Ruppert of Cheyenne; three great grandchildren, Lee of Casper, Lincoln and Hazel of Cheyenne. Lee had three older sisters, Eleanor Havens, Betty Thompson, and Margie Herrick. He has one younger sister, Rose (Slim) Burns of Sheridan; and a step sister, Illa of Sheridan.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Central Wyoming Hospice or Casper Human Society.

There will be a reception following at St. Patricks Church directly following interment.

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Services & Gatherings

Services & Gatherings

Service:
Monday, December 20, 2021 at 1:00pm
Oregon Trail Veterans Cemetery
80 Veterans Rd, Evansville, WY 82636
Interment:
Oregon Trail State Veterans Cemetery
80 Veterans Rd, Evansville, WY 82636

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