GERMANTOWN — Louis Eugene Spinks, 59, of Germantown, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, Rockville.
Born Dec. 30, 1953, in Hempstead, Texas, he was a son of the late Louis Harm and Lillian Beatrice (Foster) Spinks. He is also preceded in death by sisters, Lillian Williams and Kathryn Farguson and a brother-in-law, John C. Miller Jr.
He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Linda S. (Miller) Spinks; whom he married Jan. 12, 1974; daughters, Jennifer Marie Spinks, of Germantown and Frances Marie Ledbetter of Grand Island, Neb.; brothers, Sam Spinks and wife Dottie, of Odessa, Texas and David “Boss” Spinks, of Livingston, Texas; a sister, Carol Sue Hernandez and husband Lee, of Livingston, Texas; a mother-in-law, Mildred Miller, of Hyndman; brothers-in-law, Billy Williams, of Brookshire, Texas and David R. Miller and wife Barbara, of Hyndman; a sister-in-law, Linda Miller, of Hyndman and many nieces and nephews.
Mr. Spinks did security work for different companies. He served in the United States Marine Corps during Vietnam and then re-enlisted into US. Army for several years. He was a member of the Fort Hill Rifle and Pistol Club, American Legion, Sons of Confederate Veterans, and a life member of the Nation Rifle Association. He enjoyed hunting, politics, genealogy and playing the guitar.
Friends will be received at the Harvey H. Zeigler Funeral Home, Inc., 169 Clarence St., Hyndman, on Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. and on Monday from 10 to 11 a.m.
A funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home on Monday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Terry Campbell officiating.
Burial will follow at Hyndman Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.zeiglerfuneralhome.com.