Obits: James Robert Spillman

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 21, 2014

James Robert Spillman

Mr. James Robert “J.R.” Spillman, 75, of Clemmons, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

He was born on Dec. 22, 1938 in Davie County to the late Lloyd Baxter “Shorty” and Treva Elizabeth Livengood Spillman. Mr. Spillman was a veteran of the U.S. Army. 

He was also preceded in death by his wife, Patty Sue Boles Spillman.

Survivors: a daughter, Stephanie Byrd (Barry) of Yadkinville; a son, Ryan Spillman of Lexington, S.C.; 3 grandchildren, Judah Spillman, Brandon and Nicole Byrd; a sister, Ann Spillman Younts (Richard) of Advance; an aunt, Nell Livengood of Atlanta, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at Fork Baptist Church. The family will receive friends at the church following the service. 

Memorials: Cancer Services, 3175 Maplewood Ave., Winston-Salem, 27103.

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