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Robert Nelson Spinks

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Funeral services for Robert Nelson Spinks of Emory will be held at Elm Baptist Church, at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6., with Bro. Johnny Wheat and Bro. Paul Noble  officiating. 


Interment will be in Arbala Cemetery following the service.  

Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home.  

Mr. Spinks died peacefully early Saturday morning, Nov. 3, 2012, at his residence. 

He was born Oct. 2, 1925, in Rains County, to Seth Oneas and Edna Center Spinks.  

Mr. Spinks served his country in the U. S. Army.  

He married Irma Edwina Lackey in Rains County, Nov. 27, 1947.  Mrs. Spinks died in May of this year.

  Mr. Spinks was a dairyman and farmer for many years. 

He was a faithful member of Elm Baptist Church all of his life.  

Survivors include sons Jimmy Spinks of Emory and Chuck Spinks of Houston; daughter Carla Spinks Thompson of Emory; one sister, Barbara Spinks Lynn of Yantis; grandchildren Marissa Meredith, Blake Spinks, Colton Spinks, Rustieanne Spinks, Lindsay Stofle and Carrie Busby; and great-grandchildren Blair Spinks, Braxton Spinks, Cameron Meredith and Cash Stofle

Mr. Spinks was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Nelson Spinks, who died in 1995; and three sisters, Tommie Jean Pentecost, Clara Hall and Rachel Purdy.

  In lieu of flowers, dontations may be made to Elm Baptist Church in Robert's memory. 

Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home was honored to handle the arrangements for the Robert Spinks Family.






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