December 24, 2021
Richard L. Spier, Sr., 78, of North Syracuse, went into Our Lord's care on Friday, December 24, 2021. Born in Syracuse, the son of the late Lawrence A. and Alyce (Roundy) Spier, he was also predeceased by his brother, Lawrence "Lonnie" Spier, Jr. He retired in the 1980's from Fisher Guide GM and later worked for several companies including Securitech Group, North Syracuse Lawn and Snow, Advance Auto Parts and Lowes plant department. For over 40 years, he has been a member of Buckley Road Baptist Church, at times serving as a trustee and singing in the choir. Family was everything to him, ever grateful to God for giving him his wife, "Sugums", his sons, grandchildren and great grandchildren who knew him as "Bapa Rick". Rick enjoyed dirt bikes, snowmobiles, his '69 Camaro, essentially anything with a motor. With his buddies, he enjoyed golf and more recently, morning coffee gatherings at MacDonald's. Surviving are his wife of 60 years, the former Sharon R. Cain; sons, Richard (Pam) Spier, Jr., Jon (Stacey) Spier and Christopher (Diana) Spier; seven grandchildren, Nathan (Molly) Spier, Tara Spier, Nicholas (Krysta) Spier, Aaron (Christina) Spier, Sean (Hannah) Spier, Michael (Carley) Spier and Kaitlyn Spier; almost ten great grandchildren, Nathan, Jr., Desmond, Cora, Hailey, Jack, Emily, Luke, Ellie, Laya and due in March, Levi; uncles, Fred (Nancy) Spier and George (Fran) Roundy; aunts, Carol (Bruce) Redfield, Muriel (Warren) Spier and Catherine Congdon; brother-in-law, Jack (Sue) Cain; sister-in-law, Donna (Jim) Donato; several nieces and nephews and over 100 cousins. Calling hours will be Tuesday, January 4, 2022 from 5 to 7 pm at Fergerson Funeral Home, 215 South Main Street, North Syracuse. Services will be Wednesday, January 5th at 10 am at Buckley Road Baptist Church. Burial follows in North Syracuse Cemetery. Donations may be made, in lieu of flowers, to the Buckley Road Baptist Church Mission Fund, 4962 Buckley Road, Liverpool, NY 13088-3632.
Richard L. Spier, Sr., 78, of North Syracuse, went into Our Lord's care on Friday, December 24, 2021. Born in Syracuse, the son of the late Lawrence A. and Alyce (Roundy) Spier, he was also predeceased by his brother, Lawrence "Lonnie" Spier,... View Obituary & Service Information
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