Olen Webster Spivey age 83 of Galax, Virginia passed away Monday, February 10, 2014 in the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Mr. Spivey was born in Galax, Virginia on May 5, 1930 to Ed and Ruby Houseman Spivey. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Blanche Miller Spivey.
Mr. Spivey proudly served his country in the US Air Force.
He is survived by his daughters Linda Russ of Lexington, North Carolina; Rachel Hodges of Low Gap, North Carolina; sons Jeff Spivey of Garner, North Carolina; Lance Spivey of Reidsville, North Carolina; sisters Linda Franks and Helen Fielder both of Galax, Virginia; brother Camet Spivey of Galax, Virginia; eight grandchildren Ryan Gentry; Lee Gentry; Susan Grubb; Devin Russ; Joshua Spivey; Keeley Tarkington; Morgan Spivey; Lance Edward Spivey II; five great-grandchildren Emma Gentry; Ryker Gentry; Gavin Gentry; Ryder Gentry and Avery Rena Grubb; several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held Friday, February 14, 2014 at 11:00 AM in the Monta Vista Cemetery with the Rev. James Billings officiating. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the charity of the donor's choice.