Preston N. Spencer, 96, of Arrington, VA died on November 14, 2021. He was the son of the late Harry and Mary Mills Spencer.
After graduating from Lovingston High School in June, 1942, he served in the United States Navy during World War II and the Korean War.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 67 years, Virginia Stinnette Spencer; four sisters, Katherine Schmidt, Eleanor Spencer, Harriette Parsons, and Lois Wilkinson; two brothers, Mills Spencer and Goodwin Spencer; and a granddaughter, Carrie Leigh Spencer.
He is survived by two daughters, Betty S. Brown (Robert) and Mary Ann Stone (Harry) and a son, Garry N. Spencer (Debbie). He is also survived by three grandsons and three granddaughters as well as nine great-grandsons and two great-granddaughters and a number of nieces and nephews.
He was a member of Centenary and then Nelson United Methodist Church, Arrington, VA. He was also a Mason for 70 years, a member of Fleetwood Harmony Lodge #92, Lovingston, VA and a 32◦ Scottish Rite Mason, of the Valley of the Orient, Lynchburg, VA.
He was a retired electrician from the Lynchburg Foundry Company maintenance department with 34 years of service.
His family thanks the devoted and capable staff on the 3rd floor of Drinkard at Westminster Canterbury for their love and care of their Dad.
A memorial service will be held at Nelson United Methodist Church Monday August 1, 2022 at 11am with Rev. Dr. Edwin Clever officiating.
Memorial donations may be made to Nelson United Methodist Church, 5239 Thomas Nelson Highway, Arrington, VA 22922.