Englehard Fire Rescue Chief Tony Spencer III passed away June 3rd at a Norfolk, VA facility.
Chief Spencer had participated in certification training at the fire department on May 31. A few hours later, Chief Spencer suffered cardiac arrest at his residence and was airlifted to a Norfolk, VA medical facility. Chief Spencer passed away on June 3rd at the hospital.
On June 5th, a procession of emergency vehicles escorted Chief Spencer’s body from Norfolk back home to Hyde County, with many agencies saluting and paying respect to the Chief along the way.
Services will be held Friday, June 8th at 11 am at the Engelhard Volunteer Fire Department, with burial in the Fulford Cemetery in Engelhard.
The family requests casual dress. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Tony’s memory to the Engelhard Volunteer Fire Department at PO Box 296 Engelhard, NC 27824.