Lynn Spiess

Obituary of Lynn Spiess

Lynn W. "Tink" Spiess, 75, of Cortland passed away peacefully on June 1 after a courageous battle with multiple myeloma. He was born Nov. 12, 1942 in Cortland, the son of the late Lynn and Pearl Spiess.

Tink was employed by Overhead Door Co. of Cortland for over 40 years. He served in the US Army from 1963-1967. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandson Jayden. He enjoyed fishing with his sons and especially enjoyed being on a golf league and being part of the "Willowbrook Family." He also loved pick-up games of basketball at Suggett Park and chipping golf balls in his yard. Tink was a kind man, always willing to lend a helping hand.

Tink is survived by his wife of 50 years Mary(Davis) Spiess, sons Christopher (Shannon) Spiess of Oxnard, CA, Jason Spiess of Cortland, grandson Jayden Spiess, Brother-in-law Michael (Esther) Davis of Cortland, nephews Steven, Matthew and Jeffrey Davis, and a niece Marybeth Petersen.

He was predeceased by his parents, sister Judie Peterson, and his nephew Michael Davis.

At his request, there will be no calling hours or funeral service. Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society, or a charity of one's choice. Wright-Beard Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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