Floyd Samuel Spidle, 89, of Cameron, MO, passed away June 17, 2019 at the Laurel of Norterre, Liberty, MO, of complications due to dementia. He was born July 14, 1929 in Breckenridge, MO, to the late Samuel Sampson Spidle and Ruby (Suter) Spidle.
Floyd married Rosita June Bisbee on July 4, 1948 in Excelsior Springs, MO. They lived most of their 71 years together in Cameron, MO, where they raised four children, plus many foster children and foreign exchange students, while managing a grade A dairy farm. He held many positions with the railroad prior to farming. He earned an Associate Degree in Horticulture at age 55 while living in Arlington, TX, and became a landscaping architect for the Worthington Hotel. Prior to his retirement he did grounds and burial supervision for Emerald Hills Cemetery of Arlington. Floyd was recognized on the job for his work ethic, ability to fix anything, and integrity in business dealings.
As an active member of First Baptist Church of Cameron, he served as a deacon, and sponsored with his wife many youth activities over the years. Following his retirement, he and June traveled the country in their Montana 5th wheel camper and pickup, while they visited distant family, friends and sites in nearly every state.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, June Spidle; children, Stephenie Spidle Harper (Larry Harper) of Cameron, Floyd Michael Spidle (Pamela Sumpter Spidle) of Columbia, MO, Brenda Spidle Yingling (Dr. V. Steven Yingling) of Liberty, MO, and Rhonda Spidle Bolick (Jonathan Bolick) of Austin, TX; eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, Floyd is preceded in death by two brothers, Darrel Spidle and Virgil Spidle.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, June 24, 2019 at First Baptist Church, 202 E. Ford St. Cameron, MO; with the funeral at 11 a.m. Internment will be at Graceland Cemetery of Cameron. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church Youth Ministries Fund.
Our Sincere Condolences
My sympathies to Aunt June, Stephenie, Larry, Mike, Pam, Brenda, Steve, Rhonda, and Jonathan, grandkids and great grandkids. Uncle Floyd was a good man. I loved the twinkle in his eyes!