Mr. Spiker was born in Lansdale, PA and the son of the late Kenneth R. Spiker & Doris Umstead Lipp. He was also preceded in death by his adopted grandparents, Edgar & Blanche Norton and mother-in-law, Lois Francis.
He graduated from ETSU and was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. He was a United States Air Force Veteran and retired from Free Service Tire. He was a sports fanatic and loved bowling and anything outdoors.
Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Teresa “Terrie” Spiker, Jonesborough; three children, Christie Bass (Jon) and Cindy Fowler (Nathan), all of Jonesborough and Joe Spiker (Lindsay Barnett), Elizabethton; four grandchildren, Gracie Bass, Ryan Bass, Jillian Spiker and Ripley Spiker; father-in-law, Norman Francis; one brother, Doug Spiker (Lauren); two sisters, Kathy Farner (Gary) and Dori Dewitt; four half-sisters, Amy, Cheri, Penny, and Tammy; and several nephews and nieces.
Graveside services will be conducted 11:00 am Monday, January 6, 2020 at Mountain Home National Cemetery.
Condolences may be sent to the Spiker family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, TN 753-3821