Wayne Phillip Spencer
July 1, 2020
Wayne Phillip Spencer was born Nov. 29, 1950, in Goldendale to Ethel “Grace” Lee Spencer and William I. Spencer. Wayne attended Goldendale elementary until the family moved to Ellensburg, Washington, where he finished his schooling, graduating from Ellensburg High School in 1969. After graduation he joined the Washington State National Guard, with basic training at Fort Lewis, Washington, and Advanced Infantry Training at Ft. Benning, Georgia. He was honorably discharged after completing his enlistment.
Wayne saw the world through a different lens than most of us, his inner thoughts and destinations oblique to the scripted plan. He was loved by his family, and they by him, in his own...