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2013-10-10 / Obituaries


William Kenneth Spinks, 64, of Thomasville died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 at UAB Hospital in Birmingham. He was born April 15, 1949 in Selma. Spinks was a member and trustee of Thomasville United Methodist Church. He was the ordinance officer for the City of Thomasville, a lifetime member of the Thomasville Volunteer Fire Department, past president of the Thomasville Area Chamber of Commerce and served as an auxiliary police officer. He was the former owner of T & S Auto Parts, Ken Spinks Appliance Company and former manager of Sears.

He is survived by his wife, Lynn K. Spinks of Thomasville; son, William Linwood (Vera) Spinks of Tuscaloosa; daughter, Ellen Spinks (John) Gates of Thomasville; two sisters, Linda Vice of Thomasville and Betty Jennings of Milledgeville, Ga.; two stepsisters, Peggy Rambicure and Susan Miller, both of Lexington, Ky; two stepbrothers, Billy Rambicure of Lexington and Greg Rambicure of Indianapolis, Ind.; four grandchildren, Adlen Spinks, Kylie Spinks, Mary Kellen Gates and Meg Gates.

Funeral services were Tuesday, Oct. 8 at Thomasville United Methodist Church with Rev. George Sedberry officiating. Interment followed at Choctaw Corner Cemetery in Thomasville with O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Thomasville directing.

Active pallbearers were John Nichols, Jesse Harvell, Beau Gunter, Will Jennings, Jeremy Vice and Phil Myers. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Thomasville Volunteer Fire Department.

Memorials may be made to Thomasville United Methodist Church.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

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