Roy A. Spencer

Roy A. Spencer

VERONA- Roy A. Spencer, age 59, passed away on February 2, 2014, after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born in Racine, WI on June 14, 1954, the son of James and Jeanne (Schaefer) Spencer. Roy attended St. Catherine’s High School and the University of Wisconsin- Madison from 1972 to 1976. He married Lynn Rago on April 26, 1973.

He worked most of his life in the carpet business, starting as Regional Manager for three carpet mills in various states. He has been employed by Coyle Carpet since 1998.

Roy had a passion for golf, loved to cook, and enjoyed camping, traveling, boating and fishing.

He is survived by his wife, Lynn; his sons, Nicholas, Alex, and Adam; his mother, Jeanne Spencer; siblings, Michael Spencer, Mary (Robert E.) Logan, Catherine Rosenberg, and Sanda (Dave) Howland; his mother-in-law, Beverly Rago; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Spencer; a sister-in-law, Monique Spencer; and father-in-law, Almondo Rago.

The family has been counting their blessings throughout this difficult time, and would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to all of their family and friends, for the constant food, visits, generosity and love shown to them. And thanks to the Verona School District and Coyle Carpet for their support and understanding during this time.

In lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated to Lynn Spencer for a family fund being established at The State Bank of Cross Plains-Verona.

A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. on Friday, February 7, 2014, at RYAN FUNERAL HOME, VERONA CHAPEL, 220 Enterprise Drive. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the funeral home on Friday.

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