November 28, 1953 - February 16, 2020
John William Spires Jr, age 66, passed away peacefully at his home Monday, February 17, 2020, surround by his loving family. John was born November 28, 1953 in Sebring, Florida, where he resided until 1996. John then moved to Michigan with his family and currently lived in Mancelona, Michigan. John married Brenda Hill on December 15, 1972. She was by his side until the end. They have three boys, Thomas (Jennifer) Spires, Timothy Spires, and John Thomas Spires. Together they also have eight wonderful grandchildren. John was a devoted husband, father, and Papa. He sure did love his grand babies! John spent the majority of his life as a carpenter. He loved spending time outside and he loved hunting. He enjoyed talking about all his adventures hunting with Dwayne, Sheryl, and Will. He spent the last few years designing and building his beloved Koi pond. John would do anything for his family and friends. Always willing to lend a helping hand where he was needed. He was a member of Coldsprings Christian Fellowship Church. He always talked about his loving church family and was proud to be a part of their congregation. John loved to get up and give a testimony! He wanted everyone to know Jesus and all that He’s done for Him! He loved the Lord and his wish is to see his family in Eternity one day! John filled his home with bible verses on his walls so he was constantly reminded of God’s love, mercy, and grace! John is also survived by three loving sisters, Lissie Lamar, Clara Wyatt, and Ruth (Larry) Middleton; one brother, Samuel (Deah) Spires. John is preceded in death by his mother, Tommie Clara and his father, John William Spires Sr. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at Coldsprings Christian Fellowship Church, 532 S. Cedar Str., Kalkaska, MI. You have fought the good fight You have finished the race You have kept the faith Cremation arrangements provided by Wolfe-O'Neill Funeral Home, Our Family Serving Yours.
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