Ted Byron Spires age 73, passed away on March 13, 2012. He was born May 31, 1938 in Waco, Texas to Samuel and Alma Dee Tubbs Spires. He was married to the love of his life Viola Mae Spires for 49 years. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He worked as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic and was a volunteer with the Senior Patrol. He loved playing the guitar & fiddle, collecting guns, violins, watches & coins. He loved to hunt & fish and tell tall tales that everyone loved. He is survived by his wife Viola, sister Becky Carpenter, sons, James(Candi) Spires, Kenny Spires, grandkids Jessi(Stephenie) Spires, Niki(Seth)Rounkles, Joseph Spires, Tony Spires, Travis Murray, Trient Spires, Seth Spires, 6 great grandkids. Services were held on Friday March 16th at Tate Mortuary. Interment in the Tooele City Cemetery. ï¿½\n\nTo send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Ted Byron Spires please visit our Sympathy Store.