Joseph Lee Spencer

September 6, 1922 - April 28, 2015

09/06/1922 - 04/28/2015

Joseph L. Spencer

Chesapeake – Joseph Lee Spencer, 92, died April 28, 2015. Mr. Spencer was born in Creswell, NC to the late Hubert and Lattie Mae Davenport Spencer. He was a WWII veteran having served in the US Army. Mr. Spencer was a member of Cedar Road Assembly of God Church, and the D.A.V. He was predeceased by his first wife, Mildred Spencer; son, Gary Clark Spencer; and siblings, Edna and Oneda Davenport, Linda Grainger, Gracelyn Craft, and Carol and Eugene Spencer.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 34 years, Alice T. Spencer; daughter, Yvonne S. Stone Garland of Moyock; step-daughter, Marti Viohl Fred of Troy, AL; siblings, Irvin Spencer of Lady Lake, FL, and Virginia Dare Riley of Chesapeake, VA; grandchildren, Patrick “Scott”, Christina and Joey Francis; 5 great grandchildren and a great-great granddaughter.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Chesapeake. A graveside service will be held on Friday at 11:00am at Forest Lawn Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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Abram Davenport
8 years ago


I am sorry to hear of Joe’s passing. It was always a joy to hear stories about him and my daddy. I pray for peace and comfort for you in the days ahead.


Buster & Diane Ferebee
8 years ago

Yvonne we are so sorry to learn of the passing of your Daddy. Your strong Faith and walk with Christ will sustain you in your great time of loss. Our Prayers are for your Comfort and Peace in the days to come.