David Graham Spencer
February 24, 1954 – October 1, 2020
On Thursday October 1, 2020, David Graham Spencer, loving husband and father, passed away at the age 66 in Tampa, Florida.
David was born on February 24, 1954 in Portland, Maine to A.H. and Clara Spencer. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Florida, and worked as an environmental biologist and educator. On September 6, 1980, he married Debra Cecilia Ball and they raised one daughter, Sydney. David had a passion for nature. He loved to work with and rehabilitate wildlife, especially owls. He enjoyed his time spent at Weedon Island Preserve, where he led nature walks and taught many classes. He enjoyed photography, blacksmithing, and building legos. He also loved to travel across the country with his wife and daughter. He was known for his humor, his infectious smile, and his kind and compassionate spirit.
David was preceded in death by his father, A.H., his mother, Clara, his brother, Pete, and his sister, Nancy. He is survived by his wife Debra, his daughter Sydney, his son-in-law Simon, his sister-in-law Beverly, his brother-in-law David, and several nieces and nephews, and their families.
The family will receive friends from 10am to 12pm on Saturday, October 17th, 2020 at the Blount & Curry Funeral Home Carrollwood located at 3207 W Bearss Ave. Tampa, FL. 33618
Saturday, October 17, 2020