Milton Spaulding

FLORIDA—Milton Ross Spaulding, “Milt,” 84, of Moore Haven, FL, formerly of Wilmington, Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 after a long courageous battle with Parkinson’s.
Born July 19, 1937 in Illinois, Milton was a son of Arthur and Leona (Scurrah) Spaulding. He worked at Uniroyal and retired from Northern Petrochemical in Morris. He was a member of the Moose and was an avid sportsman, who loved to fish and golf. He enjoyed karaoke, playing the guitar, going to the beach and hosting parties.
Survivors include his loving wife of 42 years, Mary; children: Tina (Rob) Murphy, of Wilmington; Tracy (Bill) Whitsel, of Moweaqua, IL; Jason Spaulding, of Moore Haven, FL and Peggy Johnson, of Joliet; grandchildren: Rachelle Nesbit, Aaron (Shannon) Sowa, Robbie (Amanda) Murphy, Jake (Gina) Murphy, Erin (Robert Fultz) Murphy, Fabiola (Justin Smith) Trujillo and Tatiano (Sydnee Harmeier) Garcia; 12 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law; brothers-in-law; numerous nieces and nephews and special friends Gayle and Larry Cowan.
Milt was preceded in death by his parents, stepmother, Margaret; four brothers and his son, Donald.
A Celebration of Life will be held in Florida and Illinois at a later date.
Memorial contributions can be made to Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Foundation for Research at or to Trail of Hope Animal Rescue in Okeechobee, FL at