Samuel David Spears, 73, of Springfield, passed away on Monday April 18, 2022, at his home. Funeral services will be conducted Monday April 25th at 2:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Dr. David Evans officiating. Interment will follow in the Hopewell Cemetery with John Spears, Jeff Mills, Ryan Ellis, Jim Dunn, Kenneth Lorne Green, and Raymond Spears serving as pallbearers. Kenneth Spears will serve as an honorary pallbearer. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. and on Monday from 12 noon until service time at the funeral home.
Mr. Spears was born November 1, 1948, in Albany, KY to the late Howard and Fannie Wray Spears. He attended Springfield Baptist Church and was the owner and operator of Sam Spears Construction and Backhoe. He loved working, and in his free time he loved being with his family.
Mr. Spears is survived by his wife of 42 years: Gladys Wix Spears of Springfield, by his son and daughter-in-law: John and Janie Spears of Franklin, IN, by his daughters and sons-in-law: Naydia and Jeff Mills of White House, Katie and Ryan Ellis of Nashville, and Rachel Spears of Springfield, by his grandchildren: Elizabeth and Mason Mills, Evelyn and Silas Spears, by his brothers: Raymond Spears of Franklin, KY and Kenneth Spears of Ridgetop, and by his sisters: Connie Spears and Wanda Spears both of Bowling Green, KY.
If so desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Franklin City Church Adoption fund in Franklin, IN or to the Robertson County 4-H program. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.
Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
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