Charles  Spivey
Charles Wendell "Chuck" Spivey, 76, passed away on Dec. 31, 2019. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 at 11 a.m. in the Williams Funeral Home chapel in Milledgeville. Burial will be in Westview Cemetery in Soperton, Ga. at 3 p.m.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday from 10 a.m. until the service time.
Spivey was a native of Byron and had lived at Lake Sinclair since 1986. He was the son of the late Sylvester and Alice Joiner Spivey and was preceded in death by his brothers, Seaburn Spivey and Newburn Spivey. Spivey was retired from Knight Ridder newspapers after 34 years, having worked at The Macon Telegraph from 1961 to 1986 and The Union-Recorder from 1986 to 1995. He had again retired in March 2019 from the Putnam County Board of Education, where he was a bus driver. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Eatonton, Ga.
Spivey is survived by his wife, Mary Louise Ethridge Spivey; daughters, Kathy Spivey Vinson (Johnny) of Macon, Jennifer Spivey Bell of Macon; grandchildren, Jenna Vinson Kim (Brian) of Dallas, Ga., Kyle Vinson (Hannah) of Macon, Jake Williams of Lawrenceville, Luke Williams of Macon; two great-grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.
Flowers will be accepted and, for those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or to the American Cancer Society. Express online condolences at
Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville
Published on January 1, 2020


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Don Schanche
Jan 07, 2020
So sorry to get this news. My love to Mary and the family. Don
Julie Sanders Marshall
Jan 06, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Wendell for many years in Advertising. He was such a good man! My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Grace Baptist Church
Jan 02, 2020
Blue Caribbean was purchased for the family of Charles Spivey by Grace Baptist Church.  Send flowers