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Lawrence E. Spainhoward

April 29, 1943 - November 2, 2022

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Lawrence E. Spainhoward, 79, passed away on November 2, 2022. He was born on April 29, 1943 to Elbert W. and Flora E. (Williams) Spainhoward in Spottsville, Kentucky.

Lawrence was a Vietnam Veteran proudly serving in the United States Air Force. He was a lifetime member of the VFW Post 1114. Lawrence retired after over 20 years at Deaconess Hospital. Prior to Deaconess, he worked at various manufacturing companies. Lawrence was hardworking and dedicated to his family. He enjoyed watching sports and following his favorite teams. He enjoyed going out to restaurants and trying new food. Above all, he loved his family.

Lawrence is survived by his loving wife of 58 years Georgia (Eakins) Spainhoward; children George (Kimberly) Spainhoward, Dwight Spainhoward, James Spainhoward, Jill (Mark) Yohannan; 13 grandchildren Gabrielle, Quentin, Zane, Xavier, Piper, Sage, Joseph, Annabelle, Niamh, Margaret, Jilleigh, Dante, Sean Patrick; and numerous extended family and friends.

Lawrence was preceded in death by son Lawrence Spainhoward Jr., siblings Michael Spainhoward and Nelva Hazel, and his parents.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

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