Please join us as we celebrate our dad Jerry Spahr’s departure as he has gone on to join our beloved mother, Pauline. The family of Jerry (Gerald) Spahr invites you to a gathering of family and friends Saturday, April 29, 2023, from 6 pm – 8 pm at Lake Ridge Chapel and Memorial Designers. A service to celebrate his life of 90 years is scheduled at 1:00 PM on Sunday, April 30, 2023, at Lake Ridge Chapel followed by a reception with food and memories at 9104 Louisville, Lubbock TX. Graveside services with Military Honors and Taps will be at 2:00 pm New Mexico time on Monday, May 1, 2023, at Lawn Haven Memorial Gardens in Clovis, NM.
Please visit www.memorialdesigners.net for a service broadcasting schedule, floral purchasing, and an area to share stories of Mr. Spahr with his family.
Jerry Spahr was born November 29, 1932, to Howard and Elizabeth Spahr in Media, PA. He married Pauline Hurtado on September 4, 1964, in Clovis, NM. After retiring from the Air Force in 1972, he worked in multiple careers. He made hand-crafted Indian turquoise jewelry with his wife in their jewelry shop, he received his vocational degree in auto and diesel mechanics allowing him to be a diesel engine repair technician, and he worked in the commissary and later in the post office to complete his career as a civil servant. His greatest role was being a loving husband, father, and grandfather to his family.
Mr. Spahr is survived by his children, Diane (Doyle) Lohman, Gerri Griego, Dorothy (Mike) Shoman, Carla Spahr, Sonny (Kathie) Spahr; grandchildren, Christine Romangonzalez, Michael Miller, Dominique Miller, Roberta Price, Evalena Griego, Gabriel Witt, Nina Heying, Jantelle Spahr-Reick, Aaron Spahr, Billy Spahr, Jessica Preast, Brandon Wimberly, Lori Bastian, David Lohman, Derek Lohman; and thirty great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Pauline Spahr; parents Howard and Elizabeth Spahr; grandchildren, Veronica Hardesty, Daniel Witt, and Nigel Wimberly; and siblings, Helen Connelly, Meta Gambol, Frankie Spahr, Howard Spahr, Christian Spahr, and Carl Spahr.
The family of Jerry Spahr suggests memorial donations to the Wounded Warrior Project at https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/ in his memory.
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