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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Our love and prayers go out for you. I really enjoyed caring forMalcolm when he was a patient on 4 West. Love and prayers for your wonderful family.
Submitted by Lesia & Perry Houston on Dec 9 2017 11:18:59 PM
We sure loved Malcolm! He was "the salt of the earth". He loved to tell good hunting stories, and to listen to others. What fun was had listening to those hounds running and treeing. Such a good friend for so many years. We love all of you, please let us know if we can do anything. Our prayers and thoughts are with you, John & Kathy Hill
Submitted by Kathy Pack Hill on Dec 8 2017 04:48:11 PM
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