Botie B. Spurgeon of Irving passed away April 24, 2017. He was born on March 16, 1929 in Chickasha, Oklahoma to George and Ruth (Cummings) Spurgeon. Botie served in the United States Army and Airforce and later started a career in construction working as a building contractor. He was a member of the Irving Seventh Day Adventist Church. He is preceded in death by his parents and wife Elladine. He leaves behind to cherish his memory son Michael Wayne Spurgeon and wife Shannon of Bardwell, Texas; daughters Carolyn Cox and husband Gaylon of Watauga, Texas; Deanna Taylor and wife Judy Hughes of Melissa, Texas; and son George Lelan Spurgeon and wife Phyllis of Irving; 16 grand-children and 15 great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday April 26, 2017 at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at Noon on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at the Seventh Day Adventist Church of Irving. Internment with military honors will be held at 2:15 pm on Thursday at The Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery in Dallas.