Robert Edward Spencer


Robert Edward Spencer
Robert Edward Spencer

Robert Edward Spencer was born June 11, 1951, in Carthage, TX to Marion Lee Spencer and Mary Louise Howard Spencer. Rob graduated from Lamar University in Beaumont, TX receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. With this degree, he was able to travel and work in many countries.

He departed this life on June 24, 2021.
Rob is survived by his wife of 48 years, Carla Marselli Spencer, their daughter, Kristen Leigh Spencer Barrick, her husband, Dustin Michael Barrick and their two children, Caden Spencer Barrick, and Avery Christian Barrick. Her sister and brother-in-law, Marilyn and Bill Duckworth, their children, and grandchildren.
No services will be held. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to American Council for the Blind, 6200 Shingle Creek Parkway, Suite 155, Brooklyn Center, MN 55430-2132; or donate to the charity of your choice.

17 Replies to “Robert Edward Spencer”

  1. Carla,
    I just saw this. I’m so saddened to hear about Robbie.
    I often think about you & Robbie & our days at Lamar. My prayers are with you.

  2. Carla, I just heard that Robbie had passed away. A truly great friend, athlete and gifted engineer. I am so sorry for your loss.

  3. Carla, My thoughts are with you. I just now opened FB after a lengthy hiatus. May your memories make you smile and give you comfort.

  4. Dearest Carla and family,
    Rick and I share in your sadness as we remember Rob and all the years you had together. After all he went through he’s well again for all eternity! I know you are surrounded by so many who love you and that includes us. We love you. Rick and June

  5. Carla and Kristen, Caden and Avery, my prayers are with you daily. He was greatly loved and will be greatly missed. We know where he is and we will meet again!

  6. My condolences to Rob’s family. Rob was a working associate of mine for a number of years. He was a fine man and contributed greatly to our work. I am praying for comfort and peace for the family that is available from our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.

  7. Deepest sympathy for your family. May you find comfort and love in shared family memories and peace in the days to come. You are loved, Terry and Cindy Osteen.

  8. My condolences to you and your family. May his soul be in eternal rest and your memories of him forever in your heart. Love you, Susan

  9. Carla and Kristin, I am sorry to hear of your loss of Robert. My prayers and thoughts are with both of you and the rest of the family.

  10. Many thoughts and prayers. Much love. He is in God’s hands now and watching over all of you. Always here if needed.

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