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Eugene J. “Gene” Spiker

April 27, 1941 — July 3, 2022

Eugene J. “Gene” Spiker age 81 of Houston passed away peacefully Sunday July 3, 2022, in TownView Health and Rehabilitation Center Canonsburg. e wasborn April 27, 1941 in Washingtion He was born April 27, 1941, in Washington a son of the late Jacob and Sarah Dunn Spiker. Gene lived his life in Houston and was a member of the Houston United Presbyterian Church and had attended Chartiers Houston High School. He drove truck for many years and moved to warehouse work prior to his retirement in 2013 from Fairmont Supply company, where never missed a day of work in his 46 years of employment. He loved westerns, music and oldies and especially enjoyed times with his late wife Joyce Wylie Spiker who he married September 19, 1964. She sadly passed away on November 27, 2015, after 51 years of marriage. Left behind to cherish his memory are his devoted children Darren E. Spiker and his wife Robin of Houston and Dana M Rusin and her companion Walt McNary of Houston, his brother David “Jake” Spiker and his wife Kathy of Houston, three grandchildren, Sabian Spiker, Nathan A. Daniels and Jaden L. Spiker, two great grandchildren Kadance M. Spiker and Arabella J. Daniels and several nieces and nephews. Deceased on addition to his wife and parents is his brother Carl Spiker and sisters Wilda Browell and Melissa Andrews.

Friends and family are welcome from 4 pm until 7 pm Thursday July 7. 2022 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner /supervisor 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745 8120, where services will be held at 10 am Friday July 8, 2022. Interment will follow in Oak Spring Cemetery, Canonsburg. To view or extend condolences please visit

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