In Loving

​John Henry
Spencer III

Jun 06, 1947 May 16, 2016

Memorial Service


Bethany Christian Church


Sun, June 05, 2016


4 : 00 PM – 12 : 00 AM

Obituary message

John Henry Spencer III, 68, of North Chesterfield, lovingly referred to as Poppa, passed away on Monday, May 16, 2016.

John was a U.S. Army Veteran who served his country during Vietnam. A native of Richmond, John spent many years working for Abernathy Construction and EG Bradleys. He enjoyed coaching Little League Baseball and DJ’ing special events for family and friends. John enjoyed creative writing and authored books, short stories, and poems. He always credited his children as his greatest accomplishment.

Survivors include his wife of 18 years Linda; Sons Scott (Sharon), Joshua (April); daughter Christina Frank (Jason); Grandchildren Christopher, Stephen, Joshua Glenn, Olivia, and Jaxson; sisters Marie Spencer and Carroll Hochstrasser; beloved dog Jake and many special friends.

A memorial service will be held at Bethany Christian on Sunday June 5, 2016 at 4:00pm. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to the Families of the Wounded Fund.