Seneca – Hoke Spencer, 90, husband of the late Christine Lawing Spencer, passed away Sunday, May 21, 2023, at his residence.


Born in Toccoa, Georgia, Hoke was the son of the late Coke Spencer and Mary Lathan Spencer.  Hoke was a retired machinist with Sangamo Electric and a United States Veteran having served in the United States Army, United States Air Force, and the United States Air National Guard.  Hoke was mechanically minded and great with his hands.  He loved his animals and was an avid reader and collector.


Hoke is survived by his son, Sammy Spencer; daughters, Joanne Hunter (Alton), Veda Harris (Phil), Stella Anderson (Joey); sisters, Stella S. Mooney, Murriel Robinson, Annie Ruth Spencer; and grandchildren, Diana H. Bryson, Joseph Hunter, Jody Hunter, Emily Anderson and Elizabeth Anderson.


In addition to his parents, Hoke is preceded in death by his daughter-in-law, Becky Price Spencer; and his brothers, Bobby Spencer, Robert Spencer, Otis Spencer, Earl Spencer, and Jack Spencer.


The family will receive friends and family from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, Friday, May 26, 2023, at Sandifer Funeral Home.  A private graveside service will be held at a later date. 


The family is at their respective homes. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Hoke’s memory may be made to the Oconee Humane Society, PO Box 966, West Union, SC 29696, or to the Seneca American Legion, 575 N. Fairplay Street, Seneca, SC 29678. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com.