He Passed Away: Saturday, May 12, 2012
Unit ( Sqd/Trp ) Served: Served in K Troop and I Troop 3rd
Squadron of the 11th Cavalry
What Year of Service: Served in Vietnam & Cambodia from 1968
to 1969 (Served as Platoon Sergeant)
Name of Funeral Home or Church: Milam Funeral Home
Street Address / City / State / Zip Code: 22405 West Newberry
Road, Newberry, FL. 32669
Date & Time of Visitation: A visitation will be held
Wednesday evening from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Funeral Service Location: Forest Grove Baptist Church
Date & Time of Funeral Service: Thursday, May 17, 2012 at
11:00 am at the church
Street Address & Town / City / State Zip Code: 22575 NW 94th
Ave Alachua, FL 32615
Name of Cemetery: He will be laid to rest at Forest Meadows
Cemetery West, Gainesville, Florida.
Name of Contacts / Contact Numbers: funeral home phone # (352)
472 - 5361
Paul McQueen Spivey, 75, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2012 at North
Florida Regional Medical Center.
Mr. Spivey served over 20 years with the U.S. Army, having enlisted in
1954 at the age of 17 and retiring in 1974.
He served with the 1st, U.S. Cavalry Division, 11th and 14th Armored
Cavalry Regiment Mr. Spivey served our country in Vietnam, earning the
Purple Heart, 3 Bronze Stars, the Meritorious Service Medal and the
Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry, among many others.
He was an active member of the Masonic Lodge in Berlin, Germany and a
member of the Forest Grove Baptist Church in Alachua, Florida.
He will be greatly missed by his wife, Frances Spivey, Archer, Florida;
son Paul J. Spivey (Debora Karras Spivey, wife) of Gainesville, Florida;
Debora Spivey Snyder (Jeffrey Snyder, husband) of Alachua, Florida;
Michael M. Spivey (Kim Gay Spivey, wife) of Archer, Florida; 8
grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
A visitation will be held Wednesday evening from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at
Milam Funeral Home of 22405 West Newberry Road, Newberry, FL. 32669.
Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, May 17, 2012 at 11:00 am at
Forest Grove Baptist Church, 22575 NW 94th Ave Alachua, FL 32615, with
internment being held immediately following at Forest Meadows Cemetery
West, Gainesville, Florida.
With Full Military Honor
Please join the family for a reception at Forest Grove Baptist Church
following the burial.
Arrangements are under the care of Milam Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, 22405 W. Newberry Rd. Newberry, FL. 32669. Phone:
(--> These are our 11th Cavalry Veteran Troopers who will be present
& representing the 11th Cavalry's Blackhorse Troopers; at Veteran
Trooper Paul Spivey Memorial Service.
* William ("Bill") Lee from Alachua, Florida
Served in 37th Medical Company (A Troop 3/11) of the 11th Cavalry
Served in Vietnam & Cambodia from 1969 to 1970
Received a Bronze Star serving as a Medic with A Troop
Paul was a LIFE member of the 11th ACVVC