Raymond C. Spencer was born to February 19, 1920 to Wilmer and Josephine Spencer who lived in Wilmington, Delaware. Raymond was an only child.
Raymond completed two years of college. He worked at Sharpless-Hendler Ice Cream Company before entering the Army Air Corps as an aviation cadet.
Raymond entered service in the Army Air Corps as an aviation cadet on December 18, 1941.
Lieutenant Raymond C. Spencer died non battle on January 21, 1944, in England and is buried at Arlington Cemetery in Drexel Hill.