of Bono, AR
September 5, 1950 - April 11, 2021
David Michael Sprinkle, 70, of Bono, departed this life and entered his heavenly home on April 11th at NEA Baptist Hospital with his family by his side. He will always be remembered for his endearing smile and kindness. He was born on September 5, 1950 in Walnut Ridge, AR to the late Vestal and Nettie Sprinkle. He retired from Arkansas State University as Job Construction Coordinator at Facilities Management. He was of the Southern Baptist Faith, was baptized at Fisher Street Baptist Church, and loved the Lord. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He made it his life's responsibility to always work hard and be the provider for his family. He was fun, loving, and kind.He is preceded in death by his oldest sister, Phyllis Sprinkle, and his parents, Vestal and Nettie Sprinkle. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Gayle Sprinkle of Jonesboro, AR: his beloved son, Michael Sprinkle and his beloved daughter-in-law, Sara Sprinkle; his grandchildren, Madison, Hailey, and Gavin Sprinkle all of Spring Hill, Tennessee. His grandchildren lovingly referred to him as "Pappie". He also leaves behind brothers, Phil, Roger, and Randall Sprinkle of Rogers, Arkansas; as well as his nephews, Phillip (Noah), Aaron, and Dallas Sprinkle; and niece, Rachel Williams all from Rogers, AR. He also leaves behind Beth and Allen Abraham, nieces, Christina, Allie, Meagan, and Katye; sister-in-law, Cathy Anderson of Valparaiso, IN; June Jolly, who is like a mother to me and Reverend Jerry Jolly of Paragould, AR. The funeral service will be held at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home at 1900 West Washington Avenue in Jonesboro on Thursday, April 15th at 11AM. Officiating will be done by Rev Jerry Jolly. Burial will be at Macedonia Cemetery.Visitation will precede the service from 10 am to 11 am.In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation in David Sprinkle's name be made to the Alzheimers Association, https://www.alzark.org/give. The family would like to also extend their sincere thanks to the CVU nurses and technicians on the 3rd floor at the NEA Baptist Hospital and the Elite Hospice team.
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Gayle, I was very saddened for you when I heard about David.May the Good Lord bless you in many ways, even though you have lost your soulmate!I've always loved you and so sorry this is belated!Love, your Maid of Honor!
We worked with David for many years at ASU. Enjoyed hearing his stories, especially about his family. He always had a big grin that covered his face and the twinkling eyes when he talked about all of you. He had such pride of family. We are so sorry for your loss. Janis & Lynn Cook
Gayle and family. I just wanted to say I am sorry for your time of sorrow. My Jerry has been gone almost five years and June has been so loving and kind. We have been friends for many years and I know you love her as I do. I will be thinking of you and praying for you in the coming days. Love Sandy xo xo xo...
Mrs Sprinkle amd MikeDavid helped me learn so many things especially when I was remolding my bathroom the first time. I have a thing, I ask him how, then go home and do it. I always aprrectiated his willingness to teach me.
Gayle and Micheal I want to express my deepest sympathy for you two as well as other family members. I know David thought about the love that he had for you 2 like no other. Gayle 48 YEARS, that tells us what a strong marriage you guys had. The last time I seen Dave was at NEA in 2014 visiting Uncle Joe before he passed and saying we were going to have to have reunions other than at funerals. Yet 7 years later here we are! I have been having medical issues so therefore I can not make the trip BUT YOU ALL WILL BE IN MY PRAYERS. Sincerely, David & Kay Friend.
We were so sorry to hear about David. He will be missed immensely by his family but know he is watching over his loved ones. All our love Tony and Connie Mannella
Always had a heart of gold. Was so good to me growing up all the way to the end. Its been a pleasure to work with and spend time. Lots of good stories.
Dearest Gayle, Im so sorry to hear about David , I will forever think of him when I see a pool with a deck on it and his infectious smile, I know yours and Michael 's heart will have a huge void in them but always remember his love for you and keep his memory alive and think of all the goods time you had together, may God hold you in the comfort of his mighty arms during this most difficult time , you will be in my thoughts and prayers love you my friend always. Lisa
We can't express how sad we are to hear of the loss of your beloved David. He will be missed and we will always have the proud father and grandpa pictures we received. He will be watching over his family from above. Our hearts are with all of you,Love Cathy, Bruce and family.
I am so sorry to hear about David, my heart hurts for you and your family. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
We are so sorry for the loss of David we really enjoyed visiting with both of you at a few Christmas dinner fighting over the chocolate pie. May god give you and your family peace
I am so sorry for your loss ! You all are in my thoughts and prayers ! My dad knew him a long time ago and as a kid he was always very nice !
My heart is heavy with your loss. David was a joy to me, a great mentor and coworker. My God's wonderful peace and comfort you all now and in the days ahead.