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Floyd Sprague Sr.

September 20, 1936 — September 2, 2013

Floyd Sprague passed away at his home in Chillicothe on Monday, September 2, 2013.  He was born September 20, 1936 in Utica, Missouri, the son of Chris Levert Sprague and Ruby Ethel Knouse Sprague. He married his high school sweetheart Shirley Sickler on July 6, 1954. They were married 59 years. They moved to Kansas City and Floyd took a course in business. He worked for Industrial Metals for 12 years and Columbia Glass and Window Company in Kansas City as Vice President for 43 years.  As a hobby he obtained his private pilot license in 1970 and loved to fly. He also had a big passion for animals. He was preceded in death by his parents;  a son, Floyd Sprague Jr.; and a brother David Sprague. Surviving is his wife Shirley, of the home; a daughter, Connie Thomas and her husband Tom of Kansas; three grandchildren, Angela Patterson and her husband John and twin daughters Madeline and Beatrice of Kansas City KS, a grandson Alan Liddeke and wife Yoko and son Ewan of California, and a granddaughter Amanda and her husband Joe Cubillas and two children Haley and Jayden of Kansas; a sister, Norma Brill and husband Hoyt of Burlington Colorado; a brother in law, Gene Sickler and wife Beth of Chillicothe; and two puppies Muffy and Abbey.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Forrest O. Tripplett Animal Shelter or to St. Luke’s Hospice and left at the funeral home or mailed to Heritage Funeral Home, 3141 N. Washington, Chillicothe, MO 64601. On-line condolences may be left at

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, September 6, 2013 at Heritage Funeral Home, Chillicothe.

A visitation with Rosary will be held at 1:00 p.m. until time of service on Friday, September 6, 2013 at Heritage Funeral Home, Chillicothe

Arrangements are under the direction of Heritage Funeral Home, Chillicothe, MO.

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