Cleo Allen Spencer, age 92, of Randleman passed peacefully at home surrounded by family Saturday, July 16, 2022. Cleo was born April 21, 1930 in Randolph County to Luther and Cornelia Spencer. Cleo served his Country in the United States Army and was retired as a band saw operator with the manufacturing industry. Cleo loved spending time with his family and friends and enjoyed sharing stories of his life which was always interesting. Cleo never met a stranger. He was known as “pawpaw” or “pops” to many. He enjoyed racing, fishing, and was a frequent patron of McDonalds. Cleo had a quick wit and will forever be remembered for his sense of humor (no matter how corny it could be at times). He will be greatly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.
Cleo is preceded in death by his wife Frances Marsh Spencer; son Tracy Allen Spencer; grandson Thomas "Luke" Spencer; brothers Ernest Spencer, infant brother Leonard Spencer and sister, Nannie Lee Beck.
Cleo is survived by his daughter Ramona Oakley and her husband Charlie of Randleman; son Thomas Spencer of Sophia; daughter-in law Lisa Spencer of Sophia; grandchildren, Amber Oakley Harris, Ashley Oakley Eddins (Justin), Renee Spencer Fitzgerald, Allie Oakley Hohn (Jesse), Tony Sierra, David Sierra and Gatlin Hurley; great grandchildren; Zoe Lamb, Xander Loutsis, Zane Loutsis, Xaxton Fitzgerald, Tucker Eddins and Paisley Eddins; sisters Hazel Spencer, Rachel Ingram and Eva Hancock.
The family would like to thank the health care professionals with the Veterans Administration and Hospice of Randolph County who comforted and cared for him and the family during his last days.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, July 19, 2022 from 6pm to 8pm at Pugh Funeral Home, 600 South Main Street, Randleman, NC. Funeral Services will be held, Wednesday, July 20, 2022 at 11:00am in the Pugh Funeral Home Chapel, 600 South Main Street, Randleman with Rev. Jack Hurley officiating. Burial will follow the service at Randolph Memorial Park, Asheboro with Military honors provided by the Randolph County Honor Guard.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Randolph, 416 Vision Dr, Asheboro, NC 27203 or Regional Consolidated Services, 109 N. Main Street, Randleman, NC 27317.