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Robert D. Sprouse

Robert D. Sprouse, 86, of Grafton, passed away Sunday, August 17, 2014, after a short illness. He was born April 11, 1928, in Normantown, West Virginia and has been a Grafton resident for the past 50 years.

He was a U.S. Army veteran and a retired Ford Motor Company worker of 43 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching the Cleveland Indians and especially spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ginny; daughter, Marilyn Sprouse; son, Tony (Kim) Sprouse; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his daughters, Colleen Tinney and Kimberly Thomas.

Friends may call Wednesday, August 20, 2014, in the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home, 1021 Main St., Grafton, from 5 P.M., until time of service at 8 P.M. The Reverend Timothy Holt will officiate. Burial will be in the River Road Cemetery, LaGrange Township.

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