Keith Spiker

  • Died: August 20, 2019
  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona

D O McComb and Sons - Lakeside Park

1140 Lake Ave
Fort Wayne, IN 46805

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family


Keith Spiker passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, in Phoenix, Arizona. Born on Christmas Day in 1921, he was a son of the late Earl and Lillian (Shirbroun) Spiker. Graduating in 1940, he attended South Side High School where he played forward on the basketball team that went to state finals and was a member of the National Honor Society. He attended Iowa State University where he was a member of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity. He served his country in World War II as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps. He retired from General Electric Company in 1984 after 36 years of service as a Cost Supervisor in the Hermetic Motors Division. He was a member of the GE Quarter Century Club, Foster Park Lions Club, American Legion Post 296, and a lifetime member of Simpson United Methodist Church where he served in many capacities for over 50 years. He liked all kind of athletics and was a member of the Indiana Umpires Association. He liked Big Band music and ballroom dancing. He is survived y his children, Sandra K. (Earl M. Price) Spiker of Oakland, CA., James E. Spiker of New Port Richey, FL., Deborah A. (Brian) Smith of Fort Wayne, IN., Melinda S. (Bruce) Smidt, David R. Spiker, and Janet L. Spiker of Phoenix, AZ., and his grandchildren, Douglas Spiker, Erika Spiker, Kari Smith, Jared Smidt, and Shelby Smith; and his great-grandson, Tidus Sims. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 65 years, Virginia (Norton) Spiker; his grandson, Thomas Spiker; his brother, Kenneth Spiker; and his daughter-in-law, Kathleen Winters-Spiker. Funeral Service is 11 a.m. Saturday, August 31, 2019, at Simpson United Methodist Church, 2501 Harrison Street, with visitation one hour prior. Visitation also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, August 30, 2019, at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue. Burial at Covington Memorial Gardens, 8408 Covington Road. Memorials to Simpson United Methodist Church. To sign the online guestbook visit www.domccombandsons.com


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Condolence & Memory Journal

Memories of Keith and our friendship at Simpson. This includes dancing parties and taking care of Keith's grandson-Doug. My prayers are with all of you. Love and Prayers, Roberta Folland(Jack passed 2/2019)

Posted by roberta folland - Defiance, NT   August 29, 2019

My condolences to the family . May you find comfort in your treasured memories and Gods promise to return our loved ones who passed away in death . 1st Thessalonians 4 : 13 & 14 .

Posted by Earnie Ray - Dallas, TX   August 27, 2019

Offering my deepest condolences to the family, may our God of all comfort give you the strength you need during this difficult time

Posted by A friend   August 27, 2019

To the Spiker family -- we have such fond memories of your Mom and Dad from our years at Simpson. They were two of the sweetest people and such a blessing to the church. We pray you will experience the peace and comfort knowing they are once again united -- and in the presence of Jesus. Fondly,

Posted by Steve & Deb Todd    August 25, 2019


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