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Terry E. Spencer

November 8, 1942 — December 4, 2023

Moline, Illinois

 

Terry Spencer, 81, of Moline, Illinois, died Monday, December 4, 2023, in Allure of the Quad Cities, Moline, Illinois.

Visitation is 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Monday, December 11, followed by a memorial service at 10:30 a.m., in the Horizon Room at Trimble Funeral Home at Trimble Pointe, 701 12th Street, Moline. A funeral luncheon will be held at CityView Celebrations at Trimble Pointe following the service. Cremation will take place at Trimble Crematory. Memorials may be made to The Gathering QC, Moline.

Terry Eldon Spencer was born November 8, 1942, in Rockford, Illinois, to Eldon and Helen (Hedrick) Spencer.  He graduated from Southern Illinois University and did biochemistry research at the University of Illinois and the University of Georgia.  He married Lois Sabol on June 13, 1998, in Rock Island.  He was self-employed at Eldon Spencer, Inc., a fuel trucking company. He belonged to the Bicycle Club and Black Hawk Hiking Club, volunteered with Youth Hope and Habitat for Humanity locally and in Louisianna after Hurricane Katrina; and did missionary work at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.  He was an avid tennis player accumulating many medals, taught himself to string tennis rackets, and enjoyed running marathons, motorcycles, traveling with his wife in their RV, fishing, boating, and spending winters in Arizona.

Terry is survived by his wife, Lois Sabol; two children, Joby Spencer of Boulder, Colorado, and Meghan Daniels of Sylva, North Carolina; two granddaughters, Spencer Robinson and Tristan Daniels; and siblings and spouses, Judith Marshall of Indian Rocks Beach, Florida, Elizabeth and Jim Saelens of Hampton, Kathi and Jim Myers of Pedricktown, New Jersey, and Ron and Jeannie Spencer of Camas, Washington.

Terry’s family invites friends to share stories and condolences at TrimbleFuneralHomes.com.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Terry E. Spencer, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, December 11, 2023

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

Trimble Funeral Home & Crematory - Moline

701 12th St, Moline, IL 61265

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Funeral Service

Monday, December 11, 2023

10:30 - 11:15 am (Central time)

Trimble Funeral Home & Crematory - Moline

701 12th St, Moline, IL 61265

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Funeral Luncheon

Monday, December 11, 2023

11:30am - 1:30 pm (Central time)

CityView Room at Trimble Pointe (Lower Level)

701 12th Street, Moline, IL 61265

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