Shawn was born on March 26, 1972 in Sayre, the son of Richard Spencer Sr. and Carrieann Fenton Spencer. He was a graduate of Troy High School class of 1992.
Shawn began working on area dairy farms and later became employed as a truck driver, most recently by Todd Burguson Trucking of Arnot, PA. Shawn enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, the outdoors, hunting, fishing and demolition derby cars. He was a member of the Victory Church in Troy for a number of years.
He was preceded in death by his step father, John App in 1997; brother, Steven Lee Spencer in 1999; and nephew, Joshua Thomas Spencer in 2000.
The funeral service was held April 30, at the Maryott-Bowen Funeral Home, Towanda, PA.
Burial was in Bradford County Memorial Park, Burlington Township.