Robert Allen Sprague

Robert Allen Sprague, 52, of Ravenna, died Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at Robinson Memorial Hospital in Ravenna.

He was born January 16, 1962 in Akron to Charles and Betty Ann (Ransford) Sprague Jr.. Bob enjoyed bowling, golfing, fishing in Canada, horseback riding, and collecting baseball cards. He will be remembered as a diehard Cleveland Browns fan.

He is survived by his siblings, Charles "Chick" (Joanne) Sprague III of Brimfield, Cathy Steele of Ravenna, Christine Heldreth of Green, and Roy (Bea) Sprague of Brimfield. For the past ten years, Bob has lived in Ravenna with his loving caregivers, Joyce and Dave Jones. He was preceded in death by his parents; and grandparents, Charles and Christina Sprague and Roy and Lena Ransford.

Calling hours will be held 5-8 PM Friday, May 16 at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home in Kent where funeral services will be held Saturday, May 17th at 11:00 AM. Burial will be held at Restland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Portage Industries, 7008 State Route 88, Ravenna, OH 44266 or Special Olympics - Ohio, c/o Glen Blakeney Sr., 108 Sholle Drive, Hudson, OH 44236.

(RC 5-15-14)

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  • Bobby did not know a stranger.  He loved everyone and everyone loved him.   I grew up being known as Bobby Sprague's sister.   He will be missed.