Spurgeon Boyce “Spud” Massey, 80, of Union City passed away 2:31 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union City.
Graveside services were to be conducted 3 p.m. today at Salem Cemetery near Union City. Brother Chip Davis was to officiate.
Family members were to serve as pallbearers.
There was no visitation and friends were asked to meet at the cemetery for the service.
Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Spurgeon was born Sept. 7, 1941, in Marion County, Fla., son of the late A.E. and Inez Wanda Mae (Hogue) Massey. He was the widower of Carol (Bradley) Massey, who preceded him in death Oct. 28, 2008. Spurgeon was a retired truck driver who enjoyed fishing. Prior to moving to Union City, he was a longtime resident of Lawtey, Fla., where he served on the city council and was the fire chief of the Lawtey Volunteer Fire Department for many years.
He is survived by one daughter, Susan Massey Groves of Starke, Fla.; two sons, Victor Massey (Jo Ann) of Union City and Kenny Boyce Massey (Samira) of Centerville, Ala.; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Wayne Spurgeon (Abbie) of Lawtey.
He was also preceded in death by one daughter, Jeannie Wilson; and two brothers, Daniel Massey and Edward Lee Massey.
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