Mr. Wilbert Spivey, 88, of Tallassee, passed away January 16, 2014. He was born November 9, 1925.
Visitation will be Friday, January 17 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at Linville Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral service will be Saturday at 11:00 am from the funeral home chapel with Rev. Chris Whittington officiating. Burial will follow at Carrville Cemetery, Linville Memorial Funeral Home directing.
He is survived by daughter, Betty Spivey; sons, Donald Spivey and Rodger Spivey (Debra); grandchildren, Kim Moore (Alan), Tangie Nabors (Lee), Alicia Davidson (Andy) and Crystal Baker (Ken); great grandchildren, Daniel Cannon, Summer Cannon, Ashton Baker, Beau Baker, Chloe Davidson, Brodie Moore, Addison Nabors and Jaxon Moore; and sister, Lucille Fannin. He is preceded in death by his wife, Lorene Spivey.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U. S. Navy. After the war, he served in the Tallassee National Guard. He retired from Tallassee Mills with over 40 years of service. He was a coach for his sons when they played Little League. He was instrumental in starting the Babe Ruth League in Tallassee and served as the first coach for the league.
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