May 11, 1958 - June 8, 2020
The passing of Mr. Michael D. Spencer, age 62, on Monday, June 8, 2020, at Hock Family Pavilion, is being announced by his loving wife Debra. Michael D. Spencer was born on May 11, 1958 in Durham County, North Carolina to the late Stephen Alexander McKnight and Annie Mae Spencer. Mike received his primary education in Durham, North Carolina and was a 1976 graduate of Hillside High School. He was a very proud member of the Hillside High School Marching Hornets playing the cornet, trumpet and trombone. After high school, Mike attended Durham Technical Community College and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. In 1978, Mike met the love of his life, the former Miss Debra Eason. They were married in 1982. Together they raised three sons. Mike was employed by Record Bar Warehouse, DuPont and Northern Telecom until retirement. Mike loved Durham and he served his community will as a member of the following organizations: the Durham Business and Professional Chain, The Fayetteville Street Group, The Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People (Vice Chairman of Housing), Board of Directors, Lincoln Community Health Center, (President 2015-2016). Mike was also a very proud and active member of the Hillside High School Class of 1976 Planning Committee. He had a number of hobbies. He loved tinkering under the hoods of automobiles rebuilding engines. Mike's love of music continued beyond school as he played guitar and bass guitar so beautifully and effortlessly. He is preceded in death by his eldest son Michel Alexander Spencer. Left to cherish his memories are wife, Debra E. Spencer; sons, Eric and Adam Spencer (Barbara); special cousins, David Lewis, Glendale Bass, Patricia Bass, Ronnie Bass, Lester Bass and Willie Ruth Bullock; and a host of extended family members and friends. A graveside service has been scheduled for Monday, June 15, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at Glennview Memorial Park, 2515 NC-55, Durham, North Carolina 27713.
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