Robert Kirkwood Spencer, A Man Of Many Talents
Robert Kirkwood Spencer, among students most favorite teacher, has passed away.
Robert “Bobby” Kirkwood Spencer was born in 1935 and is the son of Kirkwood A. Spencer and Louise P. (Pitts) Spencer. Bobby was raised in Scottsville and is a 1953 graduate of Scottsville High School. Bobby attended the University of Richmond and earned his degree in English. Then he attended Wake Forest University and earned a master’s degree in divinity. Bobby began a 31-year career at Fork Union Military Academy in Virginia where he taught English as well as psychology, sociology, and religious studies. He has lived a life full of many interests in which he excels including co-founder of Scottsville Museum, former Mayor of Scottsville, and gifted magician.
To learn more about Bobby Spencer’s history and life in Scottsville, visit: Robert Kirkwood Spencer.
Over the decades far too many of our classmates have passed away. Some died in the military protecting our freedom and some to disease. All passed away before their time.
Where possible, there is a link to their obituary.