Kimberly Charles “Spence” Spencer
Kimberly Charles “Spence” Spencer passed away May 8, 2020, at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Spence was born Febuary 23, 1958, in Kearney. He graduated from Gibbon High School in 1976.
Spence owned and operated his own AG Bagging business in Nebraska until 1983.
In 1985 Spence married Deb Stethem. They moved to Colorado where he worked in the mining field for Washington Construction and then on to Arizona before moving to Las Vegas, Nevada, where Spence managed several large construction companies. He then went to work for Cashman Equipment in Las Vegas, Nevada, doing major engine component rebuilds.
In 2004 Spence started his own mechanic business out of his two car garage.
In 2006 Spence built his own 8,000 square foot diesel mechanic shop on his property providing service for independent construction companies. It was at this time he also opened up his home as a transition house to those in need where he would provide a room and the opportunity to learn a multitude of skills they could take with them when they went back out in to the world. More than that, he shared his love for our Heavenly Father by always giving and putting others before himself.
Spence was a member of Canyon Ridge Christian Church.
He started a small group in 2008 which he called “SHOP,” S (Sharing), H (Hope), O (Opportunity), P (Prayer). It is still held every Saturday evening. Survivors include Deb Spencer; son, Jonathan Spencer; daughter, Chanel Dworak; grandson, Jack Medina; two sisters, Joyce Endecott, of Alvin, Texas, and Valerie Spencer, of Colorado.
Spence was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Clara Spencer, as well as his brother Gaylen Spencer and his wife Jacci (Kozisek) Spencer, all from Gibbon.
Spence will be missed beyond measure by ALL who knew him as their are only a few in this world who give of themselves to others as he did.