Age 15, passed away on April 12, 2013 in Sutherlin, Oregon. He was born to parents Josh Spencer and Kristy Waller on June 17, 1997. Joe was a very special young man. He would light up a room when he entered it with his smile and stature. Joe loved everyone and would do anything to help another. Joe loved to spend time outdoors hunting and fishing with family and friends. He knew the true value of our family and showed it every day. He was very proud to be part of the Oakland High School football team that took the State championship. Joe touched the hearts of everyone he met, he leaves us with memories of a fun loving, compassionate, easy going young man.
Joe is survived by parents: dad, Josh Spencer; mom, Jennifer Spencer; mom, Kristy Waller and step-dad Brian Waller; brother, Briar Spencer; sisters, Samantha Spencer and Roberta Spencer; grandparents Terry and Brenda Spencer of Oakland; great-grandma Juanita Spencer; grandpa Kenny Hutton of Myrtle Creek. Joe had a very special bond with his uncle Toby Spencer and wife Mandy Spencer, cousin Katelyn, cousin Karter and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. He is preceded in death by great-grandpa Joe Spencer, great-grandma Louise Carlson and grandma Dorothy Hutton.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 19, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the Oakland High School gym.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Joe Spencer Memorial Fund at PremierWest Bank.