Mearle Donald Sprague passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at the age of 62.
Chief Petty Officer Sprague (Ret) served in the United States Coast Guard for 22 years. He worked at University of South Alabama Medical Hospital as an x-ray technician for 19 years. He was a Mason with Trenton Lodge Number 5. He was an avid motorcyclist, and active member of the Mobile Chapter of HOG (Harley Owners Group) since 2002.
Mearle was preceded in death by his father, Donald Sprague and sister-in-law, Maryann Sprague.
He is survived by his wife of 39 ½ years, Joy Sprague, his mother, Helen Perrine Sprague; brother, Mark Sprague; sister, Arleen Bajek; son,
Anthony (Kim) Sprague; daughter, Dana Sprague; and an honorary son, Joe (Laura) Southard; six grandchildren, Chrystal Spain, Spc. Kenneth Hester, Brianna Pugh, Brooke Pugh, Mariah Sprague, and Harley Sprague; one great-grandchild, Presley Holliman; father-in-law, Floyd Simpkins; two sisters-in- law, Bonnie Hubbs and Dani Schall; along with many nieces, nephews, other family members, and friends.
In lieu of flowers the family is asking for donations to Wounded Warrior Project at https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/
Funeral service will be held at 1:30 PM on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, AL. The family will receive friends for a time of visitation beginning at 11:30AM. Interment will follow at the Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Spanish Fort, AL, at 2:30 PM.
Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com. Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, AL, is handling service arrangements for the family.