Charles R. Spence went Home to be with his Lord on December 29, 2020. He was preceded in death by his mother Odessa S. Spence, Matthew H. Spence, and sister Catherine Spain. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Jane Matthews Spence and an only daughter, Julie A. Nelson. Charles was retired from CSX Railroad after a 40 year career, which took him from working in downtown Richmond, to Illinois and finally to Baltimore and Hunt Valley, MD. Due to his time of service in the Virginia National Guard, his love of community led him to hold several positions in the Powhatan Volunteer Fire Dept. He also enjoyed trains, hunting, camping, bird watching and enjoying a story or joke and a bright smile with everyone he met which kept his life full.Services will be held at a later date at Virginia Veterans Cemetary at Amelia. Memorial contributions can be made to the Powhatan Volunteer Fire Department.