Howard W. SpoonerAugust 11,2012
Howard W. Spooner
GRANITEVILLE — Howard William Spooner, 67, of Graniteville, died Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012, at Central Vermont Medical Center in Berlin.
Born March 25, 1945, in Moretown, he was the son of Clyde and Jessica (Bradley) Spooner. He graduated from Spaulding High School.
Enlisting in the U.S. Army in 1965, he served in both the U.S. and Germany. He was discharged in 1971.
He married Cheryl Barker and made their home in Washington and later divorced.
He worked for GIV Granite as a polisher, but most recently he was employed by the Country Club of Barre in the maintenance department.
He liked spending time on the computer and snowmobiling and was a fan of Dale Earnhardt.
Survivors include his son, Shawn Spooner, of Graniteville; his daughter, Heidi Daley, of Key West, Fla.; his companion, Wendy Doane; three grandchildren and two stepgrandchildren; also a brother, Raymond Spooner, of Ryegate; and two sisters, Ruth Carter and Joanne Weeks, both of Berlin; along with nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by three sisters, Barbara Smith, Nancy Pelky and Betty Armour, and a brother, Robert Spooner.
Graveside services with military honors will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center.
There are no calling hours.
Friends and family are invited to the home of Shawn Spooner at 2846 Graniteville Road in Graniteville at noon on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, for a potluck luncheon and reception.
The Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home, 7 Academy St. in Barre, is assisting with the arrangements.
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