John Ander Spears

Services for Mr. John Ander Spears were held at 11 am, Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at Milling Funeral Home of Sebastopol with burial in the High Hill Cemetery. Bro. Don Cook and Bro. Ricky Boler officiated.

Visitation was held from 5-8 pm, Monday, August 5, 2019 at the funeral home.

Mr. Spears, 85, of Union, Died on August 4, 2019.

Survivors include three daughters: Kathy O’neal and husband Chuck of Sebastopol, Lisa Graham and husband Jeff of Sebastopol, Susan Thrash and husband Danny of Sebastopol;  six grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, one sister, Linda Sue Roundtree of Philadelphia; and special brother-in-law: Sandy Mowdy of Sebastopol. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Spears was preceded in death by his wife: Ruthie Spears; father: Thomas Ander Spears; mother: Beulah Spears Tucker; one brother: Lain Spears; two sister: Lavonia Gunter and Louise Watkins.

He served in the United States Army from December 1956 until December 1962.

After the Army, he made a career in Poultry Farming. He spent 23 years in the shipping department at US Motors.

Mr. Spears was a lifetime member of High Hill Baptist Church and very instrumental in organizing the Dixon Fire Department.

Pallbearers were Kaden Goss, Johnathan Ferguson, James Crapps, Billy Lewis, Chris Spears, Buzz Mowdy