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Robert Tarver Spivey, Jr. (born September 30, 1973) is the patriarch of the Spivey family. He is the husband of Hilary Spivey, with whom he has 6 children.


Robert married Hilary Yvonne Atherton on September 18, 1999, in Tarrant County, Texas.


The couple has six children.

Their first child, daughter Claire Yvonne, was born on February 27, 2001. She is married to Justin Duggar.

Their second child, son Robert Tarver III, was born on November 20, 2003.

Their third child, daughter Paige, was born on June 29, 2006.

Their fourth child, son Wyatt Slade, was born on September 5, 2010.

Their fifth child, son Taylor, was born on November 11, 2012.

Their sixth child, daughter Carson Lynn, was born on June 22, 2016.



Robert started his own construction business, Spivey Construction, in Fort Worth, Texas, in 2006.