WEAVERVILLE– Malcolm J. Sprinkle, age 78, of Jupiter Road, died Friday, December 08, 2017.
Malcolm was born November 13, 1939 in Buncombe County to the late Guy W. and Willie Mae Wilde Sprinkle. He was formerly employed with Winn Dixie and Sam’s Club. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting and spending time in the great outdoors. Malcolm was a member of Locust Grove Baptist Church for most of his life. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Vietnam War while stationed in Germany.
Surviving are his wife of 56 years, Alice Parham Sprinkle; son, Brandon Sprinkle and wife Laura; daughter, Tonya Sprinkle Lawing and husband Michael; brother, Hoyt W. Sprinkle and wife Jean; grandchildren, who were the light of his life, Clint Sprinkle, Zeb Lawing, and Izzy Lawing.
His funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday December 11, 2017 in Locust Grove Baptist Church. Reverend Ben Whitmire will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sunday December 10, 2017 at West Funeral Home, 17 Merrimon Avenue Weaverville, where the body will remain until placed in the church one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, those desiring to make a memorial contribution are encouraged to consider: Locust Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund 305 Locust Grove Rd. Weaverville, NC 28787 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.
For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Mr. Sprinkle’s obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.
West Funeral Home
Sunday December 10th, 2017
3:00pm - 5:00pm
17 Merrimon Avenue
Weaverville, NC 28787
Locust Grove Baptist Church
Monday December 11th, 2017
305 Locust Grove Road
Weaverville, NC 28787
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Brenda Roberts Wright lit a candle on Dec 12 2017 04:00:16 PM
Alice and I send our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Malcolm was a find man and will be greatly missed. You will be in our prayers.
Submitted by William A. (Bill) Hart, Jr. on Dec 11 2017 02:29:50 PM
Alice and Family, We are sorry to hear of Malcolm's passing. A wonderful man and cared for everyone. We will all miss him and our thoughts and prayers are with you. Denny & Suzanne Dillingham
Submitted by Denny & Suzanne Dillingham on Dec 11 2017 11:40:01 AM
We are sorry to hear of Malcolm’s passing. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Submitted by Bob & Kathy Eatmon and Family on Dec 10 2017 06:09:04 PM
Linda Roberts Forester lit a candle for Malcolm J. Sprinkle
Linda Roberts Forester lit a candle on Dec 10 2017 04:56:05 PM
Prayers for you and your family
Submitted by Charles and Darlene Ellison on Dec 10 2017 02:35:45 PM
So sorry for your loss
Submitted by Judy wyatt on Dec 10 2017 02:32:50 PM
So sorry to learn of Malcolm's passing. Have known him a long time but did not see very often. We are related down the line somewhere. Willene wise
Submitted by Willene Wise on Dec 10 2017 02:22:41 PM
Tonya, you and all your family have my sympathy and you are all in my thoughts and prayers. I only knew Malcolm through you but have heard many good things about him. I know he was a wonderful father and husband. He will be missed by all!
Submitted by Shirley Mull on Dec 10 2017 10:22:20 AM
Many prayers to your family. Thinking of all of you.
Submitted by Allison Horne on Dec 10 2017 08:29:16 AM
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