James William “Jim” Sprouse, Jr., 63, resident of 101 Doral Way, Simpsonville, widower of Linda Olson Sprouse, passed away July 13, 2016, at Hospice Care of the Piedmont in Greenwood.
Born April 15, 1953, in Greenwood, he was a son of Frances Dukes Sprouse and the late James William Sprouse, Sr, and grandson of the late Miller and Elise Sprouse and the lateThomas and Janie Dukes. He attended and graduated high school in Chesapeake, VA, graduated Greenville Technical College and was a US Army Vietnam Era Veteran. Mr. Sprouse was retired as a mechanical engineer with Michelin, Donaldson Plant.
He was of the Baptist Faith.
Surviving in addition to his mother of Greenwood are a son, Andrew Sprouse of Simpsonville; a daughter, Kristina Dwyer and husband Chris of Ninety Six; and two grandchildren, Seth William New and Norah Carolyn New.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 pm Saturday at the Blyth Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. James Rogers and Rev. Herman Bradley officiating. Burial with Military Honors will be in Greenwood Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Paul Jones, Lee Jones, Tommy Dukes, Bobby Bolt, Doug Bolt and David State.
The family is at the home of his mother, 2623 Montague Avenue Extension in Greenwood and will receive friends at the funeral home from1 to 2:30 Saturday.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice Care of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29646, or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 1741, Greenwood, SC 29648.