Betsy Gayle Spivey
March 7, 1947 - September 19, 2021

Betsy Gayle Spivey, age 74, of Wilmington, NC, passed away at New Hanover Regional Medical Center on September 19, 2021. Gayle was a loving wife and mother. She worked with her husband, David Spivey, Jr., in his auto collision business for many years. She loved animals, games and music. Earlier in life she enjoyed fast cars, riding dirt bikes and teaching her son to as well. Anyone that truly knew her, knew that she had a heart of gold. Gayle is survived by her son, David Spivey lll. She will be missed.

Arrangements are in the care of Coastal Cremations, 6 Jacksonville Street, Wilmington, NC.


  • Dean Hill Posted September 22, 2021 12:33 am

    Byron, I am truly sorry about the loss of your Mom. I can’t imagine the pain you have gone through over these past few weeks.
    Gayle was quite entertaining to be around and to talk with. I know somehow she is back along side of your Dad.
    May she rest in peace.

  • Dennis Melton Posted September 23, 2021 3:37 pm

    Byron, I don’t know where to begin. Losing one parent is bad enough but both in such a short period of time has to rip your heart out. I too will miss Gail. While she was not a there to experience first hand Butch’s and my ordeals with sand gnats while stuck on a sand bar at dusk or waking up shivering to 20° weather on Baldhead, she always got a hardy laugh at our self inflicted dilemmas . Yes, I miss her smile, her laugh and giving spirit.

  • Suzie White Posted October 14, 2021 6:17 pm

    Byron, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that your parents where always so nice to me when I needed something. I know that they will be missed.
    Love you my friend and thinking of you.

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