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Obituaries

Obituaries

Gary William Spencer 1956 - 2010 Topeka

Funeral services for Gary William Spencer, 53, Topeka, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Topeka First Assembly of God, 500 S.W. 27th St. Burial will follow at Penwell-Gabel Cemetery.
Mr. Spencer died Friday, May 28, 2010.
He was born Nov. 10, 1956, in Topeka, the son of William and Ferne Spencer. He graduated from Washburn University with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
Mr. Spencer was a founding shareholder and CPA at Summers, Spencer and Cavanaugh CPA Charted. In 2001, he became officer in charge of the Lawrence branch of Summers, Spencer and Cavanaugh. In 2004, he acquired an existing accounting firm in Leavenworth, Carroll and Spencer CPA. In 2008, he sold his firm and retired because of illness. He was a member of the Kansas Society of CPAs and America Institute of CPAs.
He was also involved in the Lawrence Technology Group.
He was an active volunteer and gave to Compassion International. He enjoyed golf, bowling, photography and attending church.
He married Connie Trebbe on May 23, 1981, in Topeka. She survives, of Topeka.
Other survivors include a son, Shane Thompson, Scottsdale, Ariz.; a daughter, Dawn Villanueva and husband Fidel; three granddaughters; his parents; two sisters, Elizabeth Rabb and husband Bruce, Topeka, and Cathy Patterson and husband Mike, Lawrence; a brother, Jim Spencer, Topeka; five nephews; and a great-niece.
The family will meet friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Kevin Brennan Family Funeral Home, 2801 S.W. Urish Road, Topeka, KS 66614. Because of road construction, please approach the funeral home from 21st and Urish Road.
The family suggests memorials to Heart of America Hospice or Topeka First Assembly of God, sent in care of the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent at kevinbrennanfamily.com.