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Louis Spellman

June 3, 1925 — August 25, 2018

South Austin Location

Louis (Lou) Spellman was born to Louis U. Spellman and Laura Smith Spellman on June 3,

1925, in Midland, Texas. He lived in San Angelo in his younger years and graduated from

Corpus Christi High School. After attending Del Mar College he was accepted into

Midshipman’s School at Notre Dame and served as a gunnery officer aboard the USS

Amsterdam in the southwest Pacific during World II. Afterward he graduated from

Southwestern University with a BS in physics and mathematics. In 1950 he began a 50+ year

career in the cement manufacturing business. He retired in 1986 as executive vice president of

Atlantic Cement Company.

Lou is predeceased by his parents and brother, Dr. Norman Spellman. He is survived by his

wife, June, of Lakeway, Texas; son Paul Spellman of Richmond, Texas; daughter Lauran

Hamby of Corpus Christi, Texas and Martha Root of Austin, Texas; two grandchildren, Matthew

Spellman and Paula Glinski as well as three great-grandchildren. Also surviving him are

numerous nieces and nephews as well as three loving stepchildren, James Malek, Lisa Malek

and Blake Whitehead.

Lou was a lifelong Methodist and sang many years in various choral groups. He was active in

church work throughout his life. He loved tennis and golf and played both well.

He was a devoted Christian, a loving father and husband and will be missed by all.

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