Robert Martin Spencer, 60, of Cottageville, WV, passed away January 28, 2019 in Charleston Area Medical Center, Memorial Division, following a brief illness.

He was born September 20, 1958 in Williamson, KY, a son of Sidney Hugh and Amanda Louise (Akers) Spencer of Cottageville. His sister, Kelly Louise Spencer and two infant children preceded him in death.

He was a former crane operator for Century Aluminum, Ravenswood, WV, with 24 years of service and was a member of the United Steelworkers Union Local # 5668, Ravenswood. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, four wheeling and all things outdoors. He was a former member of the Cottageville Volunteer Fire Department and attended the Church of Christ, Mt. Alto, WV.

Survivors in addition to his parents include his daughter, Amy Elizabeth (Nathaniel) Knopp of Richmond, VA; brother, Michael Spencer of Cottageville; sister, Jacqueline L. Burrows of Cottageville; grandchildren, Kaitlyn Rose and Dylan Nathaniel Knopp of Richmond, VA; best friend Rick Kay.

Service will be 1 p.m. ~ Friday, February 1, 2019 in the Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV, with Minister Jeff Batton officiating. Burial will follow in the Blaine Memorial Cemetery, Cottageville, WV. Visitation will be Thursday, January 31, 2019 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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