Rance Schertz and Kendra Ford of Decatur announce the birth of a son, Spencer James Schertz, on Oct. 23, 2013, at Wise Regional Health System in Decatur.
He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.
Grandparents are Sean and Trina Ford of Runaway Bay and Danny and Laurie Schertz of Decatur.
Great-grandparents are Otis and Judy Byrom, Mae Schertz and Margret Brock.
Great-great-grandparent is Jean Ford.