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Eric Daniel Spires, 41, Green Co., KY (1978-2020)

Mr. Eric Daniel Spires of the Meadowcreek community in Green County passed from this life on Sunday, March 29, 2020. He was 41 years old.

Mr. Spires will be laid to rest in the Loy Cemetery in Fairplay in Adair County.

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Son of Keven and Rita (Loy) Spires, he was born in Adair County on June 30, 1978. He was 41 years, 8 months, and 29 days of age. Mr. Spires had made a profession of faith in Christ and was of the Brethren in Christ faith. He was a former employee of Oki Services in Lexington, and was a talented electronic repairman.

Eric enjoyed watching his favorite TV shows and was an animal lover, but most of all he loved spending time with his two sons.

He leaves to mourn his passing:
  • Two children: Jaxon Spires and Damion Carpenter,
  • His parents: Keven and Rita Spires of Campbellsville,
  • A brother: Jamie Spires and wife Jennifer of Cookeville, TN,
  • A maternal grandmother: Mildred Loy of Fairplay,
  • His nephews: Austin and Aidan,
  • And several aunts, uncles, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
He was also preceded in death by grandparents: Young Loy, and William and Velma Spires.

L.R. Petty Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Eric Daniel Spires, 41, Green Co., KY (1978-2020)

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