Date of BirthMay 28, 1936

George Layton Spinks Obituary

Date of BirthMay 28, 1936

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Date of PassingJanuary 19, 2016

George Layton Spinks Obituary

from Garland, Texas, United States

Date of BirthMay 28, 1936

George Layton Spinks Obituary

Date of BirthMay 28, 1936

527 Views

Date of PassingJanuary 19, 2016

George Layton Spinks Obituary

from Garland, Texas, United States


George Layton SpinksEldoradoGeorge Layton Spinks, 80, of Eldorado, passed away Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. George was born on May 28, 1936 in Menard, Texas, to Fred and Marie Spinks. He graduated from Sonora High School and attended Texas Tech University and Sul Ross State University. While at Sul Ross, het met and married Martha Hill on May 26, 1960. George and Martha started their teaching careers in Artesia, New Mexico, before moving to Garland, Texas. George also spent time driving a truck for Kraft Foods and as an independent owner operator before moving to Eldorado to work with his father setting cemetery stones across the region.George soon returned to education and touched the lives of years of Eldorado students, teaching industrial arts and careers before retiring in 2000. In retirement, George and Martha enjoyed travel, time with grandsons, and pursued his love for aviation as a member and President of the San Angelo Chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association. George was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Leslie Gay Spinks. He is survived by his wife, Martha of Eldorado; sons, Andy and wife Sharon, and Stanley and wife Tammy, all of Eldorado; grandsons, Kyle Spinks of College Station, Layton Spinks of Eldorado, and great-granddaughter, Josie Babb of Eldorado. Viewing will be Monday and Tuesday at Love Funeral Home in Eldorado with funeral service at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, at Brushy Top Cowboy Church. Interment will follow in the Sonora Cemetery.The Spinks family wishes to express thanks to the wonderful nurses of Kindred Hospice and Shannon Medical Center, and especially to Dr. Carl Anderton. Sympathy can be expressed in contributions to a . Online condolences may be made at lovefuneralhome.net.

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