Head shot used in "Life Around Wilmington", a local magazine.
C. E. "Gene" Spivey was born in Whiteville, NC, and moved to Wilmington before joining the U. S. Army in 1943. He earned a Bronze Medal during his WWII service. He started as an assistant manager at the Jiffy Grill on North Front St, and worked his way up to co-owner. He was the vice-president of the New Hanover Restaurant Association of Quality Restaurants , and in 1951 he was the Individual Tourney Champion of the City Commercial Duck Pin Bowling league.
1953 November 18
Restaurants; Whiteville (N.C.)
Bill Reaves Family Files, Series II, "Wood Family" File
Donated to the New Hanover County Public Library by Bill Reaves in 1999
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