Richard H. Spriggs, Sr.

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Entered into Rest

June 30, 2013

Richard Harrison Spriggs, Sr., 56, of Bellefontaine, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2013 in The Ohio State Medical Center, Columbus.

He was born July 19, 1956 in Bellefontiane, OH the son of the late William Spriggs and Phyllis (Davis) Gibson.

Rick enjoyed collecting cars, going to races, writing poems and songs and fishing. He loved spending time with his family.

He is survived by his mother, Phyllis Gibson of Urbana; children, Emma Lou Spriggs (Daniel Lanham) of Springfield and Richard H. Spriggs, Jr. of Marion; brothers, Freddie Spriggs, Rodney "Tim" Spriggs both of Piqua and Darrell Lee (Alice) Spriggs of Piketon; sisters, Sandy Mattox (Tony Fraley) of Urbana, Clarissa (Myron) Feather of Urbana and Kristi Winston of Springfield; numerous grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Rick is preceded in death by his father, step-father, William Gibson; brothers, Robert and Billy Spriggs.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Condolences may be expressed to the family at