Mr. J.W. Spiva, age 90, of Temple, GA, passed away Wednesday, August 12, 2020. He was born on March, 6, 1930, in Paulding County to the late Winnie LaForest McGarity Spiva and Josiah H. Spiva.
A graduate of Dallas High School, J.W. later entered the US Army and served as a paratrooper from 1954-1956. He retired after almost 30 years of service from Lockheed-Martin Aircraft as an inspector and also ran a grocery store in the Draketown Community. He was a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church and enjoyed gardening and fishing.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Spiva is preceded in death by his wife, Imogene White Spiva; his daughter, Donna Spiva Robinson; and his siblings, Avanelle McHan and Wayne Spiva.
Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Jim Brewton of Temple; his son, Michael Spiva of Buchanan; grandchildren, Jerry Brown III, Kevin Robinson, Katie and Jonathan Farr, and Keri Brewton; 5 great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
Graveside services will be conducted on Sunday, August 16th at 2:00 P.M. from Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery with Patty Hutcheson and Katie Farr officiating. Music will be provided by Teresa Griggs Jones.
Hutcheson’s Memorial Chapel & Crematory of Buchanan is honored to serve the Spiva family.
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