APPLING, Ga.- Mr. Layton (Les) Spaulding, age 81, beloved husband of June Spaulding died Friday afternoon, May 14, 2004, in the McDuffie Regional Medical Center. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m., Monday, May 17, 2004, graveside at Westview Cemetery with Rev. Joe Hester officiating.
Mr. Spaulding was a native of Dexter, Maine, but had spent the past 35 years in Thomson and Appling. He was a U.S. Navy veteran serving in the South Pacific during World War II. Mr. Spaulding graduated from the University of Maine with a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering and retired after many years of service from Uniroyal.
He was a member of Damascus Baptist Church in Leah, and for many years was a member of Thomson First Baptist Church where he was active in the Mens Bible Study Sunday School Class.
Mr. Spaulding is survived by his wife, June Norris Spaulding of Appling; son, Arthur Pepperman of Cinter Harbor, N.H.; daughter, Carla Kernan of Dallas, Texas; granddaughter, Melissa Norris and grandson, Clifton Norris of Thomson and numerous other relatives also survive.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the building funds of either Damascus Baptist Church, 6375 Ridge Road, Appling, GA 30802 or to the Thomson First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1205 Thomson, GA 30824.
Curtis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.