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Donald Wayne Spicer
1959 - 2021

Donald Wayne Spicer, 61, of Carmi, Illinois, died Wednesday, October 6, 2021, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Jefferson City, Missouri.  He was born October 19, 1959, in Carmi, the son of Donald S. Spicer and InaJean (Flowers) Spicer.  He was married to Lisa (Rivera) Spicer on February 22, 2020, and she survives.

Wayne was best known for his love of animals and his work as an animal control officer.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing and being in the outdoors.  He was a member of the Crossville Missionary Baptist Church in Crossville, Illinois, and served in the United States Army from 1977 to 1980.

Survivors include wife, Lisa Spicer of Carmi; sons Derek (Sarah) Spicer of Crossville, Joey Rivera of Carbondale, Illinois, Justin Rivera of Carmi; daughters Amanda (Terry) Warren, Alyssa Rivera, all of Carmi; grandchildren Hunter, Tyson, Riley, Gage, Alexis, and Jocelyn.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation is 5-7 pm, Monday, October 11, 2021, at Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi.  Visitation will conclude with military honors conducted by the Carmi VFW and Legion Color Guard and the Illinois National Guard Funeral Honors Team.


Cook Funeral Chapel – Carmi
101 Edgewood Lane
Carmi, Illinois 62821