Leo Walter Spradling
May 31, 1938 – May 21, 2019
Leo W. Spradling, 80, of Charleston, passed away May 21, 2019, at his home following a long battle with cancer. He was born May 31, 1938 in Charleston, a son of the late James and Regina Clulo Spradling.
Leo was a member of Our Lady of the Hills Catholic Church and graduated from Scared Heart High School. He served in the Air Force and after serving his county, he worked at Oil Well Supply as a repair technician for 10 years, also Union Carbide. He started his own business in 1982, L&P Diesel Electric, and worked for 25 years running his business until his retirement in 2007. Leo was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He loved the outdoors and his pets.
Surviving wife, Betty Lambert Spradling; son, Paul of Lancaster, PA; daughter, Lisa (Tom) Parrish of Tampa, FL; grandchildren, Paige and Grant Spradling of Lancaster, PA and Savannah Parrish of Tampa, FL; sisters, Regina Hendrix of Charlestown, WV, Eva Shidle of Ellicot City, MD, Jane Spradling of Eunice, LA and Dr. Thelma (Noah) West of Layfayette, LA; and brother, Eldon (Judy) Spradling of Ashland, OR.
A visitation for family and friends will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday, May 27, 2019, at Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden with a small service at 8:00 p.m.
A Mass of Christian burial will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at Our Lady of the Hills Church, Elkview, with Father Tijo officiating. The burial will follow the service at Springhill Cemetery, Charleston.
In lieu of flowers, please send a contribution to Hubbard Hospice House, 1606 Kanawha Blvd. W, Charleston, WV 25312-2536.
A special thank you to all of the people with Hospice, to name a few, Scott, Connie, Beth and Kathy, these are the exceptional people who cared and helped me so much.
- Visitation Monday, May 27, 2019
- Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Leo Walter Spradling
May 25, 2019
Rest in peace Mr. Leo. I certainly will miss your smiling, fun-loving self. I admire your strength and bravery throughout your illness.
To the family: I understand and sympathize with your pain and grief at this time. My prayers are that God will give you strength and comfort as only he can. Should there be anything I can help you with, please let me know.
The photo was taken October 2018.
Love and blessings to all, Patsy