Charles Eugene Spears

Published 1:53pm Thursday, February 17, 2011

Charles Eugene Spears, 62, of Ironton, died Monday, Feb. 14, 2011, at his residence. The Ironton native was born Sept. 19, 1948, the son of Roy Miller of Ironton and the late Charlotte Ann Stanley Spears Miller.

Mr. Spears was a 1966 graduate of Ironton High School and was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving from 1967-1969. He was an office manager for 28 years at Inspectorate America in Ironton and was also a minister. He attended the Assembly of God Church in Coal Grove and was of the Protestant faith.

He is survived by his wife, Deborah Hale Spears of Ironton; two sons, Zachary Aaron Spears of Ashland, Ky. and Jason Michael Spears of Ironton; two daughters, Amanda Elizabeth Spears Bass and Adrienne Eugenia Spears Carlisle, both of Ironton; and 10 grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Phillips Funeral Home with Pastor Darrell Ford officiating. Burial will follow in Hecla Cemetery and visitation will be Saturday from 12 p.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home. Donations may be made to the Assembly of God Church, 111 Lincoln St., Coal Grove, OH 45638 or the Jews for Jesus, 60 Haight St., San Francisco, CA 94102. To offer condolences to the family, please visit

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