Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Hugh Edwin Spencer, 76

LELAND — Hugh Edwin Spencer, 76, of Leland, NC went home to be with the Lord on Monday, January 10, 2022. Hugh was born on November 28, 1945 to the late Letha Spencer Thompson and Hugh Ford Spencer in Southport, NC. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Arthur Elliott Spencer.

Hugh was a graduate of Southport High School in 1964. He served four years in the US Air Force. He spent many years in retail management and then retired from the Brunswick County Sheriffs Office as a detention officer.

Hugh is survived by his wife of fifty years, Sheila Ward Spencer, two daughters, Monica Spencer Stone and Laura Aileen Spencer; one granddaughter, Maggie Britt Stone; two sisters in law, Ramona Evans Spencer and Sharon Lynn Ward; a niece, Kristen Spencer Hatcher and husband James; a nephew, Brian Elliott Spencer and wife Tracy; a great niece and nephew, Ava & Jack Spencer.

Memorial services will be conducted at two o’clock in the afternoon on Saturday, January fifteenth 2022, in Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Bolivia with The Reverend Anthony Clemmons officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

The family requests with gratitude that donations be made in his name to Mt Olive Baptist Church, 1150 Crossroads Trail, Bolivia, NC 28422, Zion United Methodist Church, PO Box 348. Winnabow NC 28479 or to the charity of your choice.

Online condolences are encouraged and may be sent to the family at

Michael J Fulwood Funeral Service Licensee, 910-471-5441

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