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Terry Lee Spear

October 4, 1952 ~ October 7, 2019 (age 67)


Terry L. Spear, 67, passed away peacefully and was received by the loving arms of Jesus on Monday, October 7, 2019. Terry was a loving husband, father, son, brother, grandpa, uncle and friend of many.

Terry served his community as a city police officer for 23 years in his hometown, Roswell, NM. He had abundant training and certification throughout his police career. Terry’s most loved hobbies were hunting and fishing. He especially loved family hunting trips and camping.

Terry was married to Betty Drummond on January 1975. Betty survives Terry at the family home. They were blessed with three children: Charlie and Kimberly Spear of Roswell, NM; Robert and Melinda of Dexter, NM; and Nakesha and JJ. Forrest of Roswell, NM.  He was also blessed with six grandchildren: Jacob Spear, Caleb Spear, James Forrest, Janice Forrest, Dominic Spear and Jonathan Forrest. Terry was also  survived by his mother, Margie Rocha; sisters, Debbie Williams, Judaun Prichard, and Cheryl Johnson and two brothers Leo B. Spear Jr. and Randy Spear; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Terry was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charlie and Georgie Brumley and Bail and Crettie Spear; his father, Leo B. Spear; sister-in-law, Carolyn Spear and a nephew, Daryl Spear.

“I Am a World Overcomer!

THANK GOD, I HAVE STRONG FAITH! I have the victory. Jesus has provided it for me. It’s in me now. I HAVE THE VICTORY OVER MY LIFE- spirit, soul body, financially and socially. I  AM AN OVERCOMING, WORLD OVERCOMER. I am strong in The LORD and in the power of His might GREATER IS HE WHO IS IN ME than he who is in the world. I AM RIGHTEOUSNESS OF GOD IN CHRIST JESUS.
I’m supposed to be in good health. Therefore, I take it by faith, NOW. I have it! I THANK YOU FOR IT, JESUS, and I forgive if I have aught against any, according to Your WORD in Mark 11.23-25!”

In Lieu of Cards and Flowers the Family requests donations be made in the name of Terry Spear to The Bernalillo County James McGrane, Donations go to the officer survival training. www.deputymcgrane.com 

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