Carl Spicher, 78, of Wake Village, Texas, died Wednesday, April 24, 2013, in a local hospital.

Mr. Spicher was born Sept. 19, 1934, in Albion, Okla. He was a retired electronics professor with Texarkana College, former employee of Raytheon, member of Wake Village Lions Club, Christian and Navy veteran.

Survivors include his wife, Tamiko Spicher of Wake Village; one son, Wes Spicher of Texarkana; one daughter, Christina Riley of Carrollton, Texas; six sisters, Mozelle Marshall of Poteau, Okla., Lucille McGee of Talihina, Okla., Pauline Strange of Tulsa, Okla., Helen Uberman and Mary Ann Carper of Lindale, Texas, and Lena O’Bryan of Pioneer, Calif.; two grandchildren; and a number of other relatives.

Services will be 2 p.m. Monday at Chapelwood Funeral Home with the Rev. Rob Walker officiating. Burial will be in Chapelwood Funeral Home.

Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Relatives will be at the home of Wes Spicher, Texarkana, Ark.

Memorials may be made to Texarkana College, 2500 N. Robison Road, Texarkana, TX 75599.

Online registration is at

chapelwoodfuneralhome.com.

Published: 04/28/2013