Eric Howard Lanspery, 56, of Big Spring, died Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012, in a Midland hospital after a brief battle with cancer. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. Floyd Green, Jr., officiating. Interment followed at Mt. Olive Memorial Park.
He was born Feb. 14, 1956, in Tachikowa, Japan. Eric had lived in Big Spring all his life and owned Wilson Auto Electric. He loved watching his grandkids play ball; golfing and watching the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers. He was kind and generous and would help anyone.
Survivors include one daughter, Erica Cervantes and husband, Oscar; one son, Blake Lanspery; his parents, Harry and Josephine Brinkman; and one brother, Bruce Hicks all of Big Spring; two sisters, Mary Jones and husband, Steve of Jackson, Mississippi and Carol Wiel and husband, Gene of Pittsburg, Pa.; two grandsons, Jesse Cervantes and Ozzie Cervantes and one granddaughter, Aissa Cervantes.
Arrangements are under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com