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Obituary for Robert Junior Spruill
Robert Junior Spruill, 70, of Garner and formerly of Creswell died Saturday, November 19, 2016, at his residence in Garner.
Born September 8, 1946 in Washington County he was the son of the late Robert Demetris Spruill and Earnestine Phelps Spruill. Robert grew up on the family farm and in 1966 owned his own farming operation with his wife Betty and sons, Rex and Mike. In 1986 thru 1988 he and Betty became co-owners and brokers of Somerset Realty in Creswell and later he and his family moved to Clayton where he worked for the City of Raleigh as the Minimum Housing Administrator until his retirement. He was a member of Philippi Church of Christ.
His family includes his wife of 51 years, Betty Jean Spruill of Garner, N.C.; sons, Rex Cameron Spruill of Williamston, N.C. and Michael Brant Spruill of Raleigh, N.C.; brother, Ricky Spruill of Creswell, N.C.; grandchildren, Rachel Victoria Spruill, Austin Michael Spruill and Ciera Michelle Spruill.
Funeral service will be held Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 11:00 am at Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth with Jimmy Davenport officiating. Entombment will follow in the Spruill Family Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Tuesday at the funeral home following the service.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.