Tom Spencer, of Antigo, died Tuesday, oct. 13, 2020, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital. He was 75 years old. He was born on April 18, 1945, in Lily, a son of Thomas and Eva (Antone) Spencer. He married Rosella Yakey onNov. 12, 1982, in Menominee, Michigan.
Tom served in the United States Army from 1963-65.
He had a long career as a truck driver. He started working with his dad logging, he worked for Distributors Limited for 13 years and owned and operated Thomas Spencer Trucking until his death.
Tom was a member of the Oneida Nation and a life member of the OOIDA (Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association).
He treasured his annual family trip to the Milwaukee Zoo for the 4th of July and spending time with his grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife, Rosella; four sons, Josh Spencer, David Spencer, Bill (Karen) Sable and Roger (Sue) Sable; a daughter, Mary Spencer; grandchildren, Chevy, Daisy, Raleigh, Jessie (Anna), Cody, Aron, Katie, Johnny, Nichole and Billie Joe; several great-grandchildren; two sisters, Debra (Rob) Lindemann and Lynda Spencer; seven brothers, Doc (Rose) Spencer, Jim (Pat) Spencer, Ron (Sandy) Spencer, Dan Spencer, Bill (Becky) Spencer, Ken (Sue) Pacer and Dave (April) Bedford; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two daughters, Emily Rose Spencer and Amy Lynn Spencer; brothers, Randy Spencer and Lee Spencer; and sisters, Judith Spencer and Bonnie Spencer.
A funeral Mass will be held on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. at SS Mary & Hyacinth Catholic Church with the Rev. Joel Sember officiating. Visitation will be Monday from 3-6 p.m. at the Bradley Funeral Home.
Burial will take place in Bent Cemetery on Tuesday at 1 p.m. where Antigo veterans will provide military honors.
Online condolences can be made at www.bradleyfh.com.