Showalter Blackwell Long Funeral Home

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Gary W Spivey

September 8, 1963October 1, 2019

Gary Spivey, 56, of Liberty, died Tuesday evening, October 1, 2019, at McCullough-Hyde Memorial Hospital, Oxford, Ohio.

Gary was born in Fayette County, Kentucky to Arlin and Cora McKinney Spivey on September 8, 1963 and attended Connersville area schools. For several years, he and his brother owned and operated S & S Floor Covering in Connersville. He had also been employed at Ford Electronics in Connersville. Gary was a collector of coins and was an accomplished carpenter. He enjoyed bonfires and the company of his dog, Maxine.

Gary is survived by his daughter: Charity Davis; his grandson: Xavier; his siblings and their spouses: Bob Sams and Bonnie of Connersville, Deb Cook and Paul of Carmel, Michael Sams and his fiancé, Belinda Bolton of Laurel, Arlin Spivey and Amy of Liberty; nieces and nephews.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents and a sister: Cheryl Reece.

There will be no public funeral services for Gary following cremation. Showalter Blackwell Long Funeral Home, Fosdick Chapel, Liberty is assisting with the arrangement. For additional information and to send condolences or memories, go to www.ShowalterBlackwellLong.com.


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Arlin Spivey

October 8, 2019

He was my best friend as well as my brother.he shared 56 years with the ones he loved .then 15 years ago I gave him a Dog named Maxine .he loved her with all his heart she’s now very old and misses her Daddy Gary as I do but he left her with uncle Arlin she’s loved and cared for by us and will until Gods ready for me or her Rip Brother I will always love you .