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William Earl Spivey

November 17, 1942 ~ April 30, 2020 (age 77)

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            Coats, NC:  Mr. William Earl Spivey, age 77, passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at Universal Health Care in Lillington, NC.  A Private Graveside Service will be held at Coats City Cemetery in Coats.  Rev. Danny Helms will officiate.

          Mr. Spivey was born on November 17, 1942 in Harnett County to the late William Gerald Spivey and Alda Mavis Stewart Spivey Colville.  He was known for his odd jobs around Coats and enjoyed riding around Coats on his moped, bicycle and later his John Deere lawnmower. Mr. Spivey attended Coats Community Church.   

            Surviving include his sisters, Delores Ann Carter of Dunn and Pattie Sue Weaver of Angier; brother, Frankie Colville and wife, Diane of Erwin; many nieces and nephews.

          The register book will be available for you to sign on Sunday, May 3, 2020 from 9:00 AM-12:30 PM at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Coats.

          Due to the current health concerns the family understands that you are not able to join them.  Your thoughts and prayers are appreciated.  The service will be available for viewing on the funeral home’s website on Sunday evening. 

          In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Erwin Chapel Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church Building Fund, 135 Erwin Chapel Church Road, Dunn, NC 28334.  

            Condolences may be sent to the family at

            Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Coats, NC 27521

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Private Services

Coats City Cemetery
200 S. Patterson Street
Coats, North Carolina 27521

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