Elvin Ray “Elwood” Spears, 58, of Stanford, KY passed away on November 6, 2018 at home. Born August 2, 1960 in Louisville, KY to Louise Rice “Shorty” Spears of Stanford, KY and the late Donald Spears. Elvin was a carpenter by trade and had served in the United States Navy. In addition to his mother, he is survived by three daughters, Candice Neal of Cleburne, Texas, Colleen Spears and Cassie Spears both of Stanford, KY; seven grandchildren; one sister, Lisa Sims (Ronnie) of Waynesburg, KY; one nephew, Josh Ramsey; and one niece, Tabitha Renner both of Danville, KY. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Teresa Ramsey; and his grandparents, Allie and Hart Rice, and Elvin and Thelma Spears Gilpin. A one day service has been scheduled for Friday, November 9, 2018 at Spurlin Funeral Home, Stanford. Visitation will be from 11am-1pm with funeral service beginning at 1pm. Reverend Dan Gutenson will officiate the service and burial will be 10am Monday, November 12, 2018 at Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Wilmore, KY.