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May 23, 2013

Cecil V. ‘J.R.’ Spearman

March 3, 1937 - May 22, 2013

ANDERSON, Ind. — Cecil V. “J.R.” Spearman, 76, of Anderson, passed away on May 22, 2013, at his residence.

He was born on March 3, 1937, in Anderson, and resided in Anderson all of his life.

Cecil was the owner and operator of J.R.’s South Park Tavern for 32 years. He had also previously worked for Central Indiana Railroad and he loved trains. Cecil also enjoyed fishing, bowling, the casino, Chicago Cubs, Hank Williams Sr., country music, and Mark Martin. He loved and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.

Cecil is survived by his loving wife, Diana (Lucas) Spearman; daughters, Georgia (Lenuel) Tate of Middletown and Vera K. (Jimmie) Niccum of Anderson; sons, Glenn (Melissa) Spearman of Anderson, and Dan (Janie) Spearman of Arcadia; grandchildren, Kevin (Gina) Potter, Amy Key, Dustin (Melissa) Tate, Heather Niccum, Jesse Niccum, Scott Niccum, Stephanie Spearman, Kasie Spearman, Jessica (Keith) Bybee, Danielle Spearman, and Ashley Spearman; great-grandchildren, Lucas Potter, Zachary Potter, Tanner Potter, Tatem Potter, Chasity Key, Brooklyn Busby, Bryson Busby, Justin Tate, Kaylin Tate, Sean Niccum, Taylor Niccum, Baylee Niccum, Hailey White, Christopher Niccum, Matthew Niccum, Nathan Niccum, Karli Smith, Jayden Holmes, Carter Bybee, Brelynn Spearman, Gannon Spearman, and one on the way, Lanceton Potter; sisters, Marilyn Lawson, Patty (Joe) Chambers, Judy Parke and Susie Swinford; several nieces and nephews; and mother-in-law, Ruth Hamilton.

Cecil was preceded in death by his parents, Cecil V. Sr. and Opal (Closser) Spearman; brothers, Pete, Bill, Buddy and Robert; sisters, Joan Jackey, Dorothy Blaylock and Betty Hunt.

The family wishes to extend a special thanks to St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital Hospice, nurse Chris, Pastor Mark, and Helen.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and one hour before service Saturday at Robert D. Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 W. 53rd St., Anderson.

Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with the Rev. Cliffton Ashlock officiating. Burial will take place in East Maplewood Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent Anderson Regional Hospital Hospice through the funeral home.

Post online condolences at www.loosecares.com or www.theheraldbulletin.com.

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