Joe Spears III '70
December 15, 2016 2:49 PM
updated: December 15, 2016 2:56 PM
Indiana Funeral Care and Crematory obituary
8151 Allisonville Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46250
Joe “Mac” McKissick Spears III
A celebration of his life will be held at Indiana Funeral Care and Crematory on October 29th beginning with visitation at 11am. Formal services will begin at 12pm and will be officiated by his dear friends, Jack Frick and Randy Montgomery.
Joe McKissick “Mac” Spears III, 68, of Indianapolis passed away peacefully on October 13th at Westminster Village North surrounded by family and friends. He was born on February 19, 1948 to Joe McKissick Jr. and Laura Nell (Carpenter) Spears in College Station,
Texas. Among many accomplishments, he was President of the Student Union and a distinguished graduate from Texas A&M University, a First Lieutenant in the United States Army, an entrepreneur, and a devoted husband and father. His hobbies and interests included
music, photography, travel, politics, tribal art, writing, his beloved Texas Aggies, and spending quality time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his mother, father, and wife, Linda Jo (Witham), and is survived by his children; Deanna M. (and Chris) Poe, Benjamin R. Miller, William B. Spears, Dean C. Behrendsen, and Sarah E. Miller; his brothers and sister-in-law; John M.
(and Lindy) Spears and James M. Spears; six grandchildren; two nephews; and a large number of extended family and adoring friends. All of those fortunate enough to feel his presence in their lives will miss him greatly and love him, and the memories he created,
A celebration of his life will be held at Indiana Funeral Care; Harry W. Moore Chapel on October 29th beginning with visitation at 11 am. Formal services will begin at 12 pm and will be officiated by his dear friends, Jack Frick and Randy Montgomery. The family
wishes to express their deepest gratitude to Hamilton Trace, Meadow Brook Senior Living, Community North Hospital, and Westminster Village North along with the many family members and friends that have expressed their most heartfelt condolences.
Indiana Funeral Care is proud to serve this Veteran and his family and we encourage you to leave a kind word of comfort or a fond memory with them at www.indianafuneralcare.com