Richard Jeremy Spires (CARROLLTON, Ga.)

CARROLLTON, Ga. - Mr. Richard (Jeremy) Spires, 27, entered into rest Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at the Tanner Medical Center. Memorial services will be held Sunday, October, 14 2007 at 2:00 P.M. in Calvary Baptist Church with Dr. Wayne Hunsucker officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Jeremy was a native of Augusta, Georgia and a Certified Commerical Diver. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School. He was well loved by the community and a friend to everyone he met. Jeremy has large extended family in the area including aunts, uncles, cousins, and adopted brothers and sisters as well as many friends. Survivors include his parents, Richard Eugene Spires of Charlotte, NC and Mary Hillman Williams of Beaufort, SC; maternal grandparents, Mary and Preston B. Hillman, Sr. of Augusta; paternal grandparents, Paul and Jennie Hankinson of Aiken, SC; daughter, Jasmine Nicole Spires of North Augusta, SC; brother, Richard Eric Spires of North Augusta, SC; sister, Jaimie Elizabeth Williams of Beaufort, SC. Pallbearer will be Travis Allen Holcomb. Honorary Pallbearers will be his fellow Dive Team members. Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Diver's Alert Network (DAN) The Peter B. Bennett Center 6 West Colony Place, Durham, NC 27705. Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, Georgia 30906.

The Augusta Chronicle-October 14, 2007