Alvin Waide Spears, age 75 of Lebanon, Ind. passed away on Thursday May 22, 2014 at Somerwoods Nursing Rehab Center.

He was born on June 5, 1938 in Eubank, Ky. to the late Odis and Beatrice Young Spears.
Waide was of the Baptist faith. He enjoyed horses, gardening, outdoors and spending time with his family.

He is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Russell Donald Spears and Janice Rue Spears; one grandson, Jason Spears .

He is survived by his wife, Ruth Ann Smith Spears; two sons, Larry (Lisa) Spears of Lebanon, Ind. and Jerry (Tina) Spears of Jamestown, Ind; One daughter, Beverly (David) Watson of Lebanon, Ind.; One sister, Shirley Darlene Spears of Somerset, Ky; One uncle, Pauly Spears of Lexington, Ky; His grandchildren, Christopher (DJ) Jay Spears, Danielle Nicholle (Kevin) Allen, Austin Waide Spears, Brittney Morgan Harris and Sarah Beth Clemens; His great-grandchildren, Kelsey, Logan, Braden, Joscelyn, Avryn and Rowyn.

A Celebration of Life Visitation will be held on Sunday May 25, 2014 from 2pm until 5pm in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.