Spencer, Malcolm Lang
Birth: Sunday, October 29, 1939 in Boston, Massachusetts
Residence: Mechanicsville, Maryland
Death: Friday, April 05, 2019 at the age of 79
Laid to Rest: in the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia
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Malcolm Lang Spencer, 79, of Mechanicsville, MD, formerly of Boston, MA passed away on April 5, 2019 in Charlotte Hall, MD. Born on October 29, 1939 in Boston, MA he was the son of the late Margaret Lang Spencer and Donald Spencer. Malcolm was the loving husband of Lois Marie Spencer whom he married on July 2, 2005 in the Charles County Courthouse, La Plata, MD. He is survived by his children; Morgan Lang Spencer of Pope, MS, step-daughter Angel Cole of Mechanicsville, MD, step-son Shawn Buckley of Port Tobacco, MD and 4 grandchildren. Also survived by his siblings Ambrose Spencer and Charles Spencer.
Malcolm graduated from Buckingham Browne & Nichols Upper School. He also graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor's Degree in Business and Science. He moved from North Carolina to St. Mary's County MD 2 ½ years ago. Malcolm was employed as an Operating Room Surgical Assistant/Technician for Southern Maryland Hospital and Civista Hospital for 18 years, retiring November 3, 2007.
Malcolm served in the United States Army for 27 years from November 13, 1961 to November 30, 1988. His duty station was Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington DC. While serving in the United States Army, Malcolm was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Parachutist Badge, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Civic Action Badge, Republic of Vietnam Cross of Gallantry, Good Conduct Medal Bronze, Clasp w/5 Loops, Army Achievement Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Expert Badges w/M-16 Rifle and Hand Grenade Bars, and Meritorious Service Medal. Malcolm enjoyed reading listening to music, the Theatre (plays and Operas), playing the piano, backgammon, and card games. In addition, he was a Wrestling fan and Boston Red Sox Baseball fan.
A Graveside Service will be held in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements by Mattingley-Gardiner Funeral Home.