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William Dean Spearman (1934 - 2016)

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William Dean "Bill" Spearman
Born in Brushy Creek, Anderson County, South Carolina, USAmap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of , [private sister (1930s - unknown)], [private brother (1930s - unknown)], and [private sister (1940s - unknown)]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Father of [private son (1950s - 2000s)] and
Died in Pelzer, Anderson County, South Carolina, USAmap
Profile last modified 7 Jun 2019 | Created 17 Jun 2016
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William Spearman is a Military Veteran.
Served in the United States Army unknown-unknown
Served during Korean War.


Bill Spearman was in Korea with (Faron Young, Special Service division), (Country Singer) and played along in a band with him and the family story was he could have went to Nashville with the band after Serving our Country in Korea , he came back to Piedmont S.C, He was also Great at restoration of Classic Cars, He loved his passion of automobiles.

Residence 1935-Rural, Anderson South Carolina

1940 Census Name: Billy Spearman Age: 5 Estimated birth year: abt 1935 Gender: Male Race: White Birthplace: South Carolina Marital Status: Single Relation to Head of House: Son Home in 1940: Brushy Creek, Anderson, South Carolina Map of Home in 1940: View Map Street: Route 1 Piedmont S C Inferred Residence in 1935: Brushy Creek, Anderson, South Carolina Residence in 1935: Same Place Resident on farm in 1935: Yes Sheet Number: 6B Attended School or College: No Highest Grade Completed: None Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age Ernest Dean Spearman 36 Ida Spearman 36 Charles Spearman 6 Billy Spearman 5 Dorothy Spearman 3 Jack Spearman 1 Maxine V Spearman 10/12 Source Citation Year: 1940; Census Place: Brushy Creek, Anderson, South Carolina; Roll: T627_3786; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 4-20

Korea, U.S. Army

1st Wife Charlotte Strickland

2nd Wife Frances Joyce Williams


1. Eddie Dean Spearman, passed (Eddies mother was Charlotte Strickland)

2. Sandy Spearman Holmes------------, passed (Sandy's mother was Charlotte Strickland)

3. Living, M

4. Living, M

Note: One of the most beautiful restorations of a 1967/68 Shelby Mustang was done by Bill Spearman for one of the Cousins, he was also a great automobile mechanic on flathead V8 motors, and on the Dixie Race cars back in the 1980's they ran round track at Golden Strip Speed Way, (Fountain Inn Racetrack),

Note: This is just a few things that I know about my Uncle Billy and if anyone knew him I'm sure you have something's to add. This is a work in progress for one of my Greatest Uncle's.

Note: Also Drag Race at Ware Shoals Drag Strip for many years

Obituary: William Dean "Bill" Spearman, 81 husband of the late Frances "Joyce" Williams Spearman, passed away Wednesday, June 15, 2016, Born Anderson County, he was the son of the late Ernest Dean Spearman, and Ida Parker Spearman, and a U.S. ARMY KOREAN WAR VETERAN, He was formerly employed with J.P. Stevens for 29 years and Potter - Shackleford Construction and an Old Car and racing enthusiasts. He is survived by Son's Billy Spearman (Susan) of Fountain Inn, and Randy Spearman (Kim) of Pelzer; seven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren. He was predeceased by son, Eddie Spearman, brother, Charles Spearman, sister Maxine Spearman Blackstone, visitation will be from 12:30 to 2:00 pm Monday June 20, at Gray Mortuary, Pelzer S.C, The funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm in the Mortuary Chapel with burial at Greenville Memorial Garden's Greenville County, S.C.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Wounded Warriors, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS, 66675. The family will be at respective homes.


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