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 Bruce Bernard Sprinkle, Sr

Bruce Bernard Sprinkle, Sr

Birth
Marion, Grant County, Indiana, USA
Death 16 Jul 2015 (aged 87)
Willits, Mendocino County, California, USA
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 156030429 · View Source
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Bruce B. Sprinkle
Posted: Saturday, September 19, 2015 12:00 am
Bruce B. Sprinkle
July 21, 1927-July 16, 2015

Bruce B . Sprinkle passed away on July 16, 2015 in Willits, California, which
was founded by Hiram Willits of Marion, Indiana in 1864.
Sprinkle was born on July 21, 1927, son of Von Sprinkle and Zelma Claudine
Goodman and Step-mother, Ruby Spaulding, all deceased. Bruce is a descendant of
Major John Sprinkle , who established the first permanent settlement in Warrick
County, Indiana in 1803.
He married Patricia in 1974 and became Chief Maintenance Engineer for the 1250
Unit Watergate Condominium Complex in Emeryville, Ca. He retired in 1999,
becoming an avid Gardner, winning many awards in the 12th District Fair in
Ukiah, Ca. Bruce was extremely proud of his part in auto racing in Indiana. He
left that and his plumbing business for Redwood Valley, Ca. in 1963 where he, as
a single parent raised 7 children. Bruce and Pat traveled to every state in the
Union, Mexico, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, where at age 80, Bruce bungee
jumped in Auckland. He hang glided off a 9000 foot mountain in Queenstown, New
Zealand and then traveled on to Fiji.
Bruce is survived by wife, Patricia, sisters Garnet, Phyllis and Linda. Also
surviving are sons Mike and Brent; daughters Tonya and Kirkwood and Jodi
Leisure; step daughters Maxine Alexander, Marlis Alexander and Marcia McCrea;
many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great-grandchildren.
Bruce also lost his brother Harmon Sprinkle , Uncle Russell Goodman, sons Bruce
B . Sprinkle Jr. and David Sprinkle , and sister Bonnie and beloved grandson,
Jon Leisure.
No Services at his request. (published in the Chronicle Tribune (Marion,Ind),
Sept. 19, 2015)


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 156030429
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