Charles William "Chuck" Spencer, 75, of Crawfordsville passed away Sunday afternoon in his home.

Mr. Spencer was born Oct. 3, 1938, in Benton Harbor, Mich. He was the son of William Parke Spencer and Berchie Mae Vandervoir Spencer. He graduated from Waveland High School and attended Lincoln College in Lincoln, Ill. He married Carol Barth on July 30, 1960, in Lincoln, Ill., with her father, Rev. H. J. Barth, officiating.

Mr. Spencer was an avid golfer, who also was a Colts, Pacers, I.U. and Oakland A's fan. He was a lifelong member of the Eagles. He retired from Acuity Lighting.

Survivors include; his wife of 54 years, Carol Spencer of Crawfordsville; daughter, Dorothy (Howard) Brandenburg of Rochester; a son, William Parke Spencer of Crawfordsville and daughter, Charlene (Ron) Hall of Crawfordsville. He is also survived by four grandchildren; Jennifer Brandenburg of South Bend, Nikki (Brad) Paris of Brownsburg, Patrick (Brittany) Brandenburg of Rochester and Sydney Spencer of Crawfordsville, as well as four step-grandchildren and 11 step-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a great-grandchild.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Burkhart Funeral Home, Crawfordsville. A private burial will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery South with Pastor Gary Lewis officiating.

Contributions can be made to the Montgomery County F.I.S.H. Food Pantry, 212 East Wabash Avenue, Crawfordsville, IN 47933. Online condolences can be made at