Mr. Ralph Emerson Spicer, age 86, of Summerville, GA died Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at The Summit in Rome, GA.

Mr. Spicer was born January 7, 1923 in Deputy, Indiana, the son of the late Samuel and Nettie B. Wolf Spicer. Before retirement, Mr. Spicer was employed in retail sales. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in WWII. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Louise Wooten Spicer.

Survivors include his sons, Donald Spicer, North Vernon, IN, Raymond Spicer, Scipio, IN, Larry D. Phelps, Columbia, IN, Barry Phelps, Summerville, GA. daughters, Kathy Hendricks, Columbus, IN, Beverly Rascoe, Seymour, IN, Sharon Holcomb, Summerville, GA; sister, Betty Burchett, Deputy, IN; 14 Grandchildren; and 17 Great Grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at 7:00 p. m. Monday, April 13, 2009 at Ebenezer Baptist Church with Rev. Tony Jackson officiating.

Mason Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mr. Ralph Emerson Spicer, who died on Wednesday.