Class of 1954

1954 Maroon SpotlightBob Sprague
Bob Sprague

Robert LeRoy “Bob” Sprague

April 21, 1934 – May 13, 1998

The Lord took Robert (Bob) LeRoy Sprague home on May 13, 1998, at 6:30 in the evening after a 16 week battle with an aggressive lung cancer. Bob will be missed by his loving family and many friends.

Bob was born in Cushing on April 21, 1934, to Marshall Sprague and Mary Neal Pierce. He graduated from Perry High in 1954 and served in the Army during the Korean Conflict.

Bob lived in Oklahoma City for the last 30 years. His many hobbies included fishing, hunting, astronomy and amateur ham operator KI5ZI(Bob). Bob knew something about everything and always had a smile ready.

Bob is survived by his loving companion, Margie Yocum. He is also survived by his sister, Dr. Sharon Wilson, Salt Lake City; aunt, Louise Billingsly, Tulsa; aunt, Ruth Hunt, Lawton; uncle, Jack Pierce, Globe, AZ; son, Bill Yocum, OKC; daughter, Cindy Sprague and her family, John, Caitlyn and Ryan McFadden, Ottawa, Canada; daughter, Karen Pruitt and her family, Joe, Julia and Jake, Yukon; son, Randy Sprague and his family, Shelly, Randall and Sara, Piedmont; daughter, Debra Sprague-Sizemore and her family, David Sizemore, Bryce Salmon, Beniamin Salmon and Jessica Sizemore, Edmond.

Services will be at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, May 16, at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 675 W. Vandament, Yukon. Interment following at Parkland Cemetery, Parkland, OK. The family requests donations be made to Resurrection Lutheran Church in Bob’s memory.