Mr. James Robert Spoon, age 79 of Fort Lauderdale, Florida died on Sunday, June 19, 2017. He was born on April 5, 1938 in Dobson, NC a son of the late Colin Guy and Georgia E. Soyars Spoon. James worked and retired from the hotel industry after his service in the United States Coast Guard. He was married to Tamas Szilagyi whom he leaves to cherish his memory along with special niece, Karen Barrett. James will be laid to rest in the family plot in Dobson, NC on Friday, July 7, 2017 at 1:00pm.