Spence, Michael Gray

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Michael Grey Spence, 69 of Rich Creek, passed away on Friday, July 9, 2021. Raised in Willis, VA he was the youngest child of Arthur D. Spence, Jr. and Virginia Newman Spence, both of whom precede him in death.

After graduation in 1971 from Floyd County High School, he traveled from Texas to New York working as a chef in several resorts.

Survivors include his brothers & sisters-in-law, Arthur D. Spence, III. (Marie) and James D. “Jimmy” Spence (Janie); sister & brother-in-law, Katie S. Vest (James); nieces and nephew, Michelle England (Keith), Melissa Cox (Greg), Gretchen Gleim (Tommy), Neeley Russell (Philip), and James Brian Vest (Jimmy); several great nieces and nephews; special friends, David & Becky Horton; and his furry companion, Daisy.

Per Mike’s request, there will be no services.

Memorial donations may be made to the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, c/o Kelvin Keith, 4130 Floyd Hwy S, Willis, VA 24380 or to Giles County Animal Shelter, where Daisy will be cared for, 678 Great Hollow Road, Pearisburg, VA 24134.