Greg Spillman, 59, passed away Sunday, July 25, 2021 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Blue Springs, MO. He was born June 6, 1962 in Carthage, MO, the son of Bob and Wintress (Shull) Spillman.
Greg was the Owner and Operator of Spillman Auto Service in Grain Valley, MO, where he and his wife Sherri served the area for decades, specializing in auto repair, diesel repair, and RV service. Greg was a faithful member of Manna Fellowship Church in Pleasant Hill, MO, where he served in many capacities but especially enjoyed working with the Youth Fellowship. Greg was also a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Greg always enjoyed racing asphalt and dirt-track cars as his family and friends cheered him on, but he also loved helping his friends and family build and re-build their own cars for the races, and he could often be found spending his weekends watching others race at I-70 Speedway and a variety of other local race tracks. Greg also really enjoyed loading his RV up with friends and family and heading off on numerous Chiefs’ tailgate parties and road trips.
On August 18, 1981 he married Sherri Wallace in Nevada, MO, who preceded him in death March 12, 2021. Survivors include his children; Randy Spillman and fiancé, Rye Shepard of Kansas City, MO, Mark Spillman of Lone Jack, MO, Rebecca Lynch and husband Chris of Lone Jack, MO, his sister, Sherry Dunker and husband Carl of Clear Lake, TX, granddaughter, Arianna Hilden-Spillman, goddaughters, Ashlyn Piburn and Alaina Piburn, and stepmother, Edna Spillman.
Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St., Blue Springs, MO 64015. Funeral Service will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, July 29, 2021 at Manna Fellowship, 17617 S. Rte 291, Pleasant Hill, MO 64808. Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Oak Grove, MO. Memorial contributions in Greg’s name may be given to the Manna Fellowship Church’s Youth Ministries. Memories of Greg and words of comfort for his family may be shared at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.