Dave Spence, past director of commercial and specialty vehicles at General Motors, passed away on Oct. 26, 2020. He was 71.
Spence retired from General Motors in 2008 after working at the company for almost 40 years. In his role he served as director for commercial product planning, automotive marketing, and business planning. Following his retirement, he worked as a consultant for Adrian Steel Co., where he oversaw and consulted on the business operations of the company’s Truck Equipment and Bailment Pool subsidiaries.
Spence earned a Bachelor of Science from Drexel University.
He enjoyed classic cars, model trains, traveling to South Florida for the winter, and spending time with his four granddaughters.
He is survived by his wife Sharon; children Matt Spence and his wife Emily Grumet Spence and Laura Spence DeAngelis and her husband Edmund DeAngelis; grandchildren Sarah Mae Spence, Hollie Spence, Katelyn DeAngelis, and Elise DeAngelis; and sister Susan Spence.
Originally posted on Automotive Fleet