Roy Wayne Spence

January 5, 1945 ~ March 2, 2020 (age 75)


Roy Wayne Spence, 75, of Goodland passed away Monday, March 2, 2020 at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Lakewood, Colorado.

Wayne was born January 5, 1945 to Walter and Myrtle (Turner) Spence in Fort Smith, Arkansas.  Wayne grew up in Arkansas until they moved to Sharon Springs where he finished high school.  On January 29, 1962, he married Darla Dreiling in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Wayne worked as a mechanic for many years and owned the Mobile Station in Goodland.  He proudly served as a Reserve Goodland Police Officer and on the Reserve Fire Department.  Wayne enjoyed hunting, fishing, taking the motorhome camping every weekend possible, and he dearly loved spending time with his family and friends.

Preceding him in death are his grandparents and parents; infant son, Paul Wayne; brothers, Ray and Gene Spence; sister, Ruby Parks and granddaughter, Nicole Clark.

He is survived by his wife, Darla; daughters, LeAnn Gordon, Hoisington, KS; Lisa Spence, Wamego, KS; Lori (Mike) Clark, Hays, KS; Angela Spence, Hoisington, KS; son, Jason Spence, Lakewood, CO; brother Jay Spence, Fort Smith, AR; grandchildren, Brandon Gordon, Audry (Shawn) Adams, Eric Hellerud, Mathew Clark, Morgan Clark and Raeley Spence; 6 great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and friends.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Roy Wayne Spence, please visit our floral store.


March 6, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bateman Funeral Home
211 East 11th Street
Goodland, KS 67735

Rosary Service
March 6, 2020

7:00 PM
Bateman Funeral Home
211 East 11th Street
Goodland, KS 67735

Mass of Christian Burial
March 7, 2020

11:00 AM
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church
307 W 13th St
Goodland, KS 67735

Inurnment at a later date

Sharon Springs Cemetery
1605 KS Hwy 27
Sharon Springs, KS 67758

© 2020 Bateman Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use