January 3, 1954 - February 19, 2022
Spurling – Terry “Shorty” James Spurling, age 68, of Lake City, Florida passed away on Saturday, February 19, 2022, at Suwannee Valley Care Center. He was born in Savannah, Georgia on January 3, 1954, to the late Roy Taylor Spurling and Martha Frances Mayo Spurling. Shorty spent the majority of his life in Lake City. He served in the United States Army as a Helicopter Gunner. Following his time in the military, Shorty enjoyed a long career as a Surveyor with Donald Lee Surveying, a land development company. He thoroughly enjoyed being outdoors and especially loved tending to his flower beds and gardens. Shorty also served as a Mechanic at Mixon’s Car Lot in Lake City for many years. His main passion in life was his family and his sweet grandbabies who he loved dearly. He was preceded in death by his parents and his companion, Marilyn Owens. Shorty is survived by his loving children, Misty (Frank) Greek, Tanya (Ronnie) Allgary, Terri (Ryan) Spurling, and Krystal (John) Lashley all of Lake City, FL, Victoria Owens of Pensacola, FL, Annie (Brion) Ottens of Keller, TX, and Michael Romine of Albany, GA; brother, Roy Dennis Spurling of Lake City, FL; sister, Darlene (Timmy) Crawford of Port Wentworth, GA; 14 grandchildren; mother of Misty, Rose Ratliff of Lake City, FL; and mother of Tanya, Terri, and Krystal, Sissy Byrd of Lake City, FL. A Celebration of Shorty’s Life will be held on Thursday, February 24, 2022, at 2:00 pm at Ferreira Funeral Services. The family will receive friends on Thursday an hour prior to the service in the chapel. Arrangements are under the care and direction of FERREIRA FUNERAL SERVICES, 458 South Marion Avenue, Lake City, FL 32025 (386)752-1234. Please leave special memories and messages of condolence for the family at our online website at www.ferreirafuneralservices.com.
Spurling – Terry “Shorty” James Spurling, age 68, of Lake City, Florida passed away on Saturday, February 19, 2022, at Suwannee Valley Care Center. He was born in Savannah, Georgia on January 3, 1954, to the late Roy Taylor... View Obituary & Service Information
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