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3000 E. Third Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
Phone: 812-333-4400
Fax: 812-333-4445

James "Jim" Spicer

Tuesday, March 4th, 1930 - Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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James Russell "Jim" Spicer, age 88, of Bloomington, Indiana passed away at IU Health Bloomington Hospice House on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. He was born in Bloomington on March 4, 1930 to James and Mabel (Powell) Spicer.
Jim was in the United States Army from 1948 to 1950. He was co-owner of Spicer Auto Sales and Jim and Dave's Cafe, both of Bloomington. He was a member of the American Legion Burton Woolery Post 18 in Bloomington. Jim loved his family dearly and enjoyed spending time with them.
Jim is survived by his children, Russell "Rusty" Spicer (Trish) of Ellettsville, IN, Debbie Johnson of Crestview, FL, Jan Arnold (Roger), LuAnn Evans, and Jill Ellis (Henry) all of Bloomington, Indiana, thirteen grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, and brother, David Powell of Pittsburg, PA.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Bill and Terry Spicer, and sister, Mary Baugh.
Visitation for Jim will be from 10:30 AM until 12:00 PM on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at The Funeral Chapel of Powell and Deckard, 3000 E. Third Street Bloomington ,Indiana.
Graveside service will follow at Valhalla Memory Gardens in Bloomington.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to IU Health Bloomington Hospice House in Jim's name.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, December 8th, 2018 | 10:30am - 12:00pm
    Saturday, December 8th, 2018 10:30am - 12:00pm
    The Funeral Chapel
    3000 E. Third St.
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  • Service

    Saturday, December 8th, 2018 | 12:30pm
    Saturday, December 8th, 2018 12:30pm
    Valhalla Memory Gardens
    310 N. Johnson Ave.
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  • Interment

    Valhalla Memory Gardens
    310 N. Johnson Ave.
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Kelly Staggs and family

Posted at 05:36am
Our deepest sympathies during this emotional time. Prayers to the Spicer family. He was one of a kind and will be missed by all.
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First Methodist, Bloomington

Posted at 12:27pm
Dear Russ, We are sorry for the loss of your dad. May God comfort you and your family today and in the months to come. Pastors Mark, Teri & staff.
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Posted at 09:34am
Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. Love your UES Cafeteria Friends Martha, Stephanie, Ana, Jessica, Katia , Gary, and Mark
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Barry and Sandra Tincher

Posted at 07:30pm
So sorry for your loss. Very grateful that we got to spend time with Jimmy this summer at the family reunion. We know he will be missed. We are praying for your family during this time to feel the peaceful presence of our Comforter, Jesus Christ Barry & Sandi Tincher


Posted at 01:09pm
And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away. Revelation 21:4

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