Merrill M. Spencer, 91, of Frankfort, Ind., died October 28, 2018 at I.U. Health Frankfort Hospital. He was born May 2, 1927 in Kingswood, KY to Oran W. & Sadie Mae (Willett) Spencer.
A 1946 graduate of Frankfort Pilgrim High School and attended the Frankfort Pilgrim College. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving from 1948-1952. For 20 years, he owned and operated the Spencer Barber Shop. He also worked in home remodeling and then retired as an electrician and carpenter for Risse Builders. He was a member of the Victory Chapel in Frankfort.
He is survived by: 2 daughters: Sandra Kincaid of New Castle, IN, Cathy Simms of Tipton, IN, 2 sisters: Rebecca Ficklin of Clarksville, TN, Grace Dupin of Kernerville, NC, brother: Willis Spencer of Robards, KY, special adopted family: James & Glenda (Smith) Barnard and their children, Martin, Mildred, Micah, Jonelle, Merilee and Mercy, 6 grandchildren, 6 adopted grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and 9 adopted great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by 3 sisters, Margaret Cook, Bertha Hensley and Agnes Crecelius.
Visitation will be Noon-3 p.m. Friday, November 2, 2018 at Victory Chapel Church, 196 S. West St., Frankfort. Funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. at the church. Burial will follow the service in Bunnell Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Victory Chapel Church. Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort is assisting the family with arrangements. Please visit goodwinfuneralhome.com, where you may share a personal message with the family.