Bernie Lynn Springer went home to be with the Lord on December 1, 2022, at the age of 66.
He was born December 16, 1955, in Fort Worth, TX.
He attended North Texas University and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1981.
Bernie married the love of his life on Valentine’s Day of 1986.
In October of 1987, they packed up everything to leave Texas and move to Davie, FL but the Lord had other plans. Their vehicle broke down in Marianna, FL which led them to visit First Assembly of God, where they ended up staying and serving for 29 years.
During those years Bernie enjoyed singing praises in the choir led by his bride. He had such a heart for discipleship within children’s ministry, especially raising young men through Royal Rangers to become Godly men. He was heavily involved in leading Junior Bible Quiz and he also served as the secretary-treasurer on the church board for 15 years.
He was a faithful bookkeeper for the West Florida Ministry Network, formerly known as the West Florida District Council of the Assemblies of God, since June of 2004.
He was a certified training consultant for Power Church and knowledgeable in church finances. Through this, he and his wife also successfully launched Springer Kingdom Consultants. This is a business providing financial training as well as complete services for many local churches.
He was known for his work ethic, servant’s heart, and kind nature.
Most importantly he adored and was adored by his family and was an amazing husband, father, and grandfather!
He was preceded in death by his father, Lonnie Martin Springer, his mother, Robbie Nell Springer, his brother Jarvis Springer, his sister Beverly Sherman, his sister Ann Killman, and his two grandsons, Eli Justice Springer and Nehemiah Courage Springer.
He is survived by two brothers Arlyn Springer and Lance Springer (Evanna) both of Fort Worth, Tx. His wife of 37 years, Linda Lee Springer, his father-in-law Walter B. Mears, son Jordan Lee Springer (Hillary), daughter Stacia Lynn Springer, and three granddaughters, Amelia, Valerie, and Vivienne.
Pallbearers are David Baldwin, Michael Corbin, Greg Spurlock, Andy Figeroa, Wayne Penny, Phillip Hall.
Funeral services will be 10 AM Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at First Assembly of God in Marianna with Revs. Jordan Springer, David Long, and Mark Jakelsky officiating. Interment will follow in Damascus Free Will Baptist Cemetery with Rev. Juno Douglas presiding and James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing.
The family will receive friends beginning at 9 AM, Tuesday, one hour prior to the funeral at First Assembly of God.