He was born Nov. 20, 1926, at Laflin, Mo., son of Benjamin Joseph and Clara Beel Spooler. He and Anna Clara Beussink were married March 27, 1951.
Spooler was a carpenter and had worked for Philip Elfrink Construction, Ray Reiminger Construction, Kenny Seabaugh Construction; was self-employed from 1975 to 1982, and worked for Liemer-Wessell Construction from 1982 until retiring in 1989.
He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 3rd-degree member of Knights of Columbus Council 6405 Bishop Timon, member of Leopold Saddle Club and former member of Altenthal-Joerns American Legion Post 158.
He was a corporal in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving in the Philippines and South Korea.
Survivors include his wife; three sons, Kenny (Michelle) Spooler, Kevin Spooler and Darryl (Peggy) Spooler, all of Jackson; two daughters, Sherri Pourney and Susie (Michael) Smith of Jackson; three brothers, Leonard and Gerald Spooler of Jackson, Charles Spooler of Marble Hill, Mo.; 11 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Eugene and Elmer; and a sister, Minnie.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home. Parish prayers will be at 7 and Knights of Columbus rosary at 7:30.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church, with the Rev. John Harth officiating. Burial will be in Russell Heights Cemetery with full military honors provided.