ASH — Mr. Edward Garfield “Pony” Spivey, 63, passed Sunday, May 16, 2021, at Columbus Regional Healthcare. He was born Jan. 12, 1958, in Portsmouth, Virginia.
Mr. Spivey was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was a crane operator in the construction industry and an avid hunter.
He was preceded in death by his father, G.F. Spivey; and brother, Ronald Spivey.
He is survived by his fiancé, Donna Talbert; and her grandchildren, Cody and Joseph of Eagle Rock, Virginia; mother, Janet Carpenter of Rocky Mount; brother, Charles Spivey of Elizabethtown, Kentucky; sister, Christie Taylor of Danville, Virginia; aunt, Gerry Simmons of Ash; cousin, Grady “Shorty” Simmons, and his wife, Debra, of Bolton, and their son, Casey Bowen, and his wife, Jamie, of Tabor City, and their children, Lily, Aria and Abigail; and faithful companion, his pet dog, Gretchen.
He will be missed by all of his friends and family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, P.O. Box 98018, Washington, D.C., 20090. Please write, “In memory of Edward Garfield Spivey,” on the check memo line. Cards in memory of Mr. Spivey may be mailed to Grady and/or Patricia Simmons, 10445 Green Swamp Road S., Bolton, NC 28423.
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