John Henry Spengel
1947 — 2022
John Henry Spengel, 75, of Willis, Texas, passed away surrounded by family on August 14, 2022, after a brief illness. John was born in Highland, IL on January 14, 1947, to Henry and Dorothy Spengel, and shared a special relationship with his aunt and uncle, Verna and Harvey Hood. After exceling in football, baseball, basketball and track at Highland High School, John attended the University of Missouri where he played football for the Fighting Tigers and earned a bachelor's degree in Marketing. Despite offers to play football in 1968 for the Baltimore Colts and the Cincinnati Bengals, John chose to accept an offer to work for Shell Oil Company where he remained a dedicated employee for more...