Albert Spinner

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Albert B. Spinner, 79, of Belleville, IL, born February 19, 1939, in Kansas City, MO, died Saturday, February 9, 2019, at Memorial Hospital, Belleville, IL.

Mr. Spinner worked as a supervisor for Lange-Stegmann Co. in St. Louis, MO, before his retirement. He was an avid target shooter, photographer, motorcyclist, and bicyclist. He also enjoyed guns, archery, antique vehicles, and was a member of the Lakers Car Club. Albert was a United States Air Force veteran.

Albert was preceded in death by his wife of 32 years, Margaret “Peg”, nee Miller, Spinner; whom he married on December 30, 1978, and who died on November 16, 2011; his parents, George and Martha Spinner; and his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Allan (Margie) Miller.

Surviving are his six children, Jamie (John) Snapat of Smithton, IL,
Sheri (Vito) Stallone of Waterloo, IL,
Steve Crossley of Belleville, IL,
Dave (Deb) Crossley of Cocoa, FL,
Pam (Jim, Jr.) Lloyd of Waterloo, IL,
and Jeff (Debbie) Crossley of Fort Worth, TX;
twelve grandchildren, Kyle Bordeau, Kip (Janelle) Bordeau,
Zac Parker, Jordan Parker, Sal Stallone, Rylee Stallone,
John Crossley, Zach (Megan) Crossley, Nicole Crossley,
Sammi McAleenan (Zach Hernandez), Tabitha (Eric) Vise,
and Jim (Cassy) Lloyd;
three great-grandchildren, Zachary, Ava and Zoey;
many nieces, nephews, and dear friends;
and his beloved pets, Chico and Niko.

Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society or to the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, February 16, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Memorial services with military honors will be at 7 p.m. Saturday, February 16, 2019, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Rev. Steve Rogier officiating.


4 Comments on Albert Spinner

Ellie said : Guest Report Feb 16, 2019 at 10:05 PM

So sorry for your loss. Al was a great man and will be missed. Thinking of you all and sending all our love xxxx

  • Liverpool
  • UK
Marsha said : Guest Report Feb 15, 2019 at 6:06 AM

Al was such a great guy to know. He was devoted to his family and truly enjoyed life. He will be sorely missed.

  • Chester
  • PA
Vernon Huebner said : Guest Report Feb 13, 2019 at 7:06 PM

Sorry to hear of your loss Pam Vernon Huebner

  • Belleville
  • Il
Betsy Middleton said : Guest Report Feb 13, 2019 at 3:04 AM

Jamie, so sorry to hear this. Thinking of you and John during this time. Betsy

  • Troy
  • Il

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