Walter Spears, Jr., 73, of Union, SC passed on Tuesday morning, September 20, 2022, at his residence. A native of Union County, SC, he was the husband of Shirley Ruth Henderson Spears and the son of the late Walter Spears, Sr. and Mary Jane Jeter Spears. He was a member of the Sims High School Class of 1968 and was retired from Gillespie Plant-Division of Milliken and Company. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by Charles Jeter. Survivors in addition to his wife include three sons, Marvin Meadows, Jeffrey Spears (Catina), and Corell Kershaw, three daughters, Katrena Foster (Lamar), Angela Spears, and Latasha Smallwood (Marcus); fourteen grandchildren; two greatgrandchildren; and a host of other family members. The family will receive friends at 210 McBeth Street, Union, SC. Arrangements are with Community Mortuary, 361 Meansville Road, Union, SC.