Alvin Waide Spears, 75, of Lebanon, passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014, at Somerwoods Nursing Rehab Center, in Somerset, Ky.
He was born June 5, 1938, in Eubank, Ky., to the now late Odis and Beatrice Young Spears.
Waide was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed horses, gardening, outdoors and spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Russell Donald Spears and Janice Rue Spears; and a grandson, Jason Spears.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Ann Smith Spears; two sons, Larry (Lisa) Spears of Lebanon, and Jerry (Tina) Spears of Jamestown; one daughter, Beverly (David) Watson of Lebanon; one sister, Shirley Darlene Spears of Somerset, Ky; one uncle, Pauly Spears of Lexington, Ky; his grandchildren, Christopher (DJ) Jay Spears, Danielle Nicholle (Kevin) Allen, Austin Waide Spears, Brittney Morgan Harris and Sarah Beth Clemens; his great-grandchildren, Kelsey, Logan, Braden, Joscelyn, Avryn and Rowyn.A celebration of life visitation will be held from 2 until 5 p.m. Sunday, May 25, in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home, 2110 W. Hwy. 914, Somerset, KY 42503.