Everything on earth has its own time and its own season. There is a time for birth and death, A time for crying and laughing, weeping and dancing, Ecl. 3:1-2, 4
William “Bill” J Spradley, Sr. went to be with the Lord Saturday November 30, 2013
Today we weep with heavy hearts for our loss. We laugh with joyful memories of the great man we knew and loved so much. Born to Miles “Bud” Spradley and Ella (Vander-Hiden) Spradley in 2/29/1936. He grew up in rural Oklahoma and attended school in Pocola. He served his country honorably in the United States Air Force., and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict. He was employed with DeSoto Furniture Mfg and retired from GNB Excide Technologies.
He was a loving husband and father and is survived by his wife of 56 years Mary Spradley. One son, William “Bill” Spradley, Jr and his wife Patti of Pocola, three daughters, Teresia Patterson and husband Carl, Daisy Furman and husband Ronnie all of Fort Smith, and Linda Whitlock and husband Wayne of Mulberry. 13 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild and a very special couple who were dear to his heart, Sam and Patricia Crossno whom he loved as his own children.
In honor of his wishes there will be no funeral or memorial. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. The family will welcome anyone who wishes to visit and pay their respects.